Gallery: Virginia Tech Lumenhaus Wins the 2010 Solar Decathlon!

 
The Lumenhaus maintains a solar screen that lets light in while keeping the hot Spanish sun out. Coupled with an aero gel thermal panel, the walls an actually have three systems able to perform at an optimal level, irregardless of any extreme weather that may be incurred.

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  1. Solar Decathlon House T... September 21, 2010 at 12:33 pm

    […] that will consume 90% less energy than a typical home for heating and cooling. Unlike some of the SD Houses, this net-zero house has a life beyond the competition — it will actually serve to shelter […]

  2. lola June 29, 2010 at 4:19 am

    Hello
    I have a one caravan in a parcels up near Conil, Cádiz, Spain, and I would like have the house’s energy for the solar energy, but I don’t think what university near there could guide me abaout this system.
    Thanks

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