Gallery: Germany Unveils Super Efficient IKAROS Solar Decathlon House

 

This past weekend marked the launch of the European Solar Decathlon in Madrid, and with the competition halfway through one of our favorite solar-powered residences is the IKAROS House by the University of Applied Sciences in Rosenheim, Germany. Characterized by a stunning shading system, superb energy efficiency and a large solar system capable of generating more than four times the power needed for the home, its no wonder that IKAROS is one of the top ranking houses right now, weighing in at 6th place out of 17. The team from Bavaria is charming princes and the hearts of visitors with their solar home and their charming traditional Bavarian costumes.

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  1. Edward Burger September 18, 2012 at 8:13 pm

    what are estimated construction costs

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