Gallery: PHOTOS: Solar Decathlon Opens in Washington DC

photo © Jill Fehrenbacher for Inhabitat
 
Team Canada's TRTL home packs an incredible array of green building strategies into a compact 1,000 square foot home nestled beneath an arched 8.3 kW photovoltaic panel system. The home's shape, along with its interior design, was inspired by the culture of Treaty 7 Native Peoples in Southern Alberta. The modular home was designed specifically for Southern Alberta and could help alleviate housing problems for the native communities.

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  1. vijayaraghavan6161 October 5, 2011 at 2:15 am

    make more cheep cost solar houses so that the energy consumption from the other resourses will lower and donate these houses to peoples they are under poverty level

  2. sherry qualls September 23, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    We’re thrilled the UMD team is leading the pack. They smartly chose Miele appliances for their home! The induction cooktop was especially of interest. Thanks for following this very cool iniative!

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