Gallery: Universidad Cardenal Herrera’s SML System House is a Solar Dec...

Universidad Cardenal Herrera University CEU in Valencia, Spain is entering Solar Decathlon Europe for the second time, improving on its SML (Small/Medium/Large) system from 2010. The concept reminds us of Lego, because the house is constructed from fairly simple individual prefabricated blocks, which can be added together and customized over time. Using locally-sourced timber to create the basic frames, a PV array and carefully considered temperature regulation methods, and extremely efficient appliances, the team hopes to create a customizable house that will last a lifetime.

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