09 Oct '15, 6pm

Solar-powered SURE HOUSE is ready for the next Hurricane Sandy

Solar-powered SURE HOUSE is ready for the next Hurricane Sandy

hit the east coast of the United States in 2012, the high winds and storm surges it brought absolutely devastated many coastal homes. But next time, New York and New Jersey may be better prepared. Specifically created for coastal areas of the two states, SURE HOUSE is a solar-powered home with an open, breezy floor plan, designed to be extra resilient in the face of big storms. Although we took a sneak peak at the project while it was still in Hoboken, New Jersey, the Stevens Institute of Technology submitted their entry into this year's Solar Decathlon competition currently underway in California, where we stopped by for a closer look.

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