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Links Roundup of the Week: Solar Decathlon
Posted By Olivia Chen On October 9, 2009 @ 3:00 pm In Blog links,Solar Decathlon | 1 Comment
It’s finally the week of the Solar Decathlon  competition! From Thursday, October 8 to Friday, October 16, 20 multi-disciplinary students teams made up of architects, engineers, and designers will participate in 10 contests to determine the winner. You can take a peek at each team’s standing here . Taking place at the National Mall, all the homes will be open for public viewing from October 9 to October 13 and October 15 to October 18. Inhabitat has been on the scene  of the competition, so take a look at our up-to-date reporting today — and check back next week for more coverage.
We’ve also been scouting to see what the interwebs have been buzzing about the Decathlon:
We also stumbled upon US Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon flickr feed .
And to get some in-depth perspective on the event check out our coverage of competitions past , take a peek at our photos of the Solar Decathlon this year  taken by Jill  and Rebecca  who visited the National Mall this week and read our on-the-scene coverage of Rice University’s ZEROW House .
And remember — Check back for more next week!
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 Solar Decathlon: http://www.solardecathlon.org
 You can take a peek at each team’s standing here: http://www.solardecathlon.org/scoring/
 on the scene: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/10/09/rice-universitys-low-budget-zerow-house-keeps-up-with-the-high-rollers/
 Treehugger: http://www.treehugger.com
 students re-building their homes: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/10/a-solar-village-pops-up-on-the-national-mall.php
 CNET News: http://news.cnet.com/
 tour of the houses: http://news.cnet.com/2300-11128_3-10001671.html
 CNET News: http://news.cnet.com
 Steven Chu plugged solar and building efficiency: http://news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-10371478-54.html
 US Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon flickr feed: http://www.flickr.com/photos/38890715@N08/
 check out our coverage of competitions past: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/10/19/inhabitat-reports-from-solar-decathlon-photos/
 photos of the Solar Decathlon this year: http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-content/plugins/falbum/wp/album.php?album=72157622117669557
 Jill: http://www.inhabitat.com/author/jill
 Rebecca: http://www.inhabitat.com/author/rebecca
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