Gallery: Virginia Tech’s Lumenhaus Wins the 2010 European Solar Decathl...

 
The home's solar system is located on the roof and is made up of 45 grid-tied solar panels.

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  1. elma October 16, 2013 at 8:48 am

    IM interest on the cost of building houses like that in the Philippines were there is plenty of sun

  2. SPG Architects Design O... August 9, 2010 at 6:24 pm

    […] many green building strategies. Most notably, the home is totally net-zero and features a large pv system on the roof that supplies the majority of its year-round power needs. During the rainy season a […]

  3. SPG Architects Design O... August 9, 2010 at 6:24 pm

    […] many green building strategies. Most notably, the home is totally net-zero and features a large pv system on the roof that supplies the majority of its year-round power needs. During the rainy season a […]

  4. melissa d king July 1, 2010 at 3:25 pm

    Bravo to the Lumenhaus! I was lucky enough to attend Solar Decathlon Europe, and Va Tech\\\’s entry definitely stood out. The students stayed focused throughout the competition and pressed on to win! Go Hokies!

  5. BitterDecathlete June 28, 2010 at 10:26 am

    If I were European, I\’d be pissed. It was supposed to be that the winner of the 2009 US competition would be allowed to compete again in Europe, but VT said they\’d only compete in ours if they could again in Europe, which means they had time to perfect etc etc, which is a really unfair advantage.

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