Gallery: Living Light Solar Decathlon House Soaks Up the Summer Sun at ...

Standing amongst some of the most recognizable buildings in the Nation's capitol, the Living Light solar house welcomed swarms of visitors as part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival this summer. The zero-energy home received an 8th place finish in last year's Solar Decathlon, but won the chance to share its state-of-the-art design throughout the state of Tennessee. An incredible 1 million people visited the home and another 16,000 toured its interior, including a number of government organizations, school groups, and Smithsonian researchers. The next and last stop on the solar house's tour is Chattanooga, so you better get there quick!

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