Gallery: Solar Decathlon 2011: FLeX House Expands and Contracts to Beat...

Florida's 2011 solar decathlon team has conceived a sleek plan to beat the state's crippling summer humidity with this attractive FLeX House. A flexible, modular building system that can be modified to suit anyone, anywhere, it was especially designed with a young middle-income, sun-kissed Florida couple in mind. Using superior insulation, the latest energy efficient technologies, and recycled materials -- among an assortment of other techniques and technologies -- the FLeX house aims to be the ultimate net-zero home.

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