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2011 Solar Decathlon Sun-Powered House Competition Kicks Off in Washington DC – Exclusive Photos
Purdue University drew inspiration from traditional Midwestern houses to create to – an incredibly efficient residence that doesn’t sacrifice quality or comfort. The house comes complete with a self-watering biowall, a multi-process air purification system, and a heat pump hot water heater. INHome was designed with the typical Midwestern home owner in mind, meaning that it’s aesthetic isn’t as intriguing and modern as some of the other homes, but we think it will resonate with a lot of the public.
The Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C. is happening until October 2, 2011. The official winner will be announced on October 1, but the scores are already starting to come in. Stay tuned to Inhabitat for up-to-the-minute updates!
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