Gallery: Team UIUC’s Solar Decathlon Re_house Provides Eco-Housing for ...

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is throwing everything they’ve got into the Re_house for this year's Solar Decathlon, but they're still keeping costs in check. The main focus of the project is to design high-quality house that can be quickly mobilized for emergencies. The home will be very much a plug-and-play operation, providing all the creature comforts of a regular home, but without the environmental impact. The home's modernist bend is fun, but not too radical, making it a viable design for many neighborhoods. But best of all, the team was able to keep the price under $250k which, for a house that probably will never see an energy bill, is a great deal.

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