03 Oct '11, 4pm

University of Maryland Wins @Energy 's Solar Decathlon @UMDWatershed #SD2011

University of Maryland Wins @Energy 's Solar Decathlon @UMDWatershed #SD2011

But it also came second in market appeal, where building industry professionals ask "Does the house have curb appeal, interior appeal, and quality craftsmanship? How well do its sustainability features and strategies contribute to its marketability? Does the house offer potential homebuyers within the target market a good value?" Architects and building industry types don't often agree about aesthetics, but here they did. Maryland also tied for first (with six others) in Energy Balance, where " a team receives full points for producing at least as much energy as its house needs, thus achieving a net energy consumption of zero during contest week." Given that it was raining much of the week, that is an accomplishment. The solar decathlon had really been turning into an expensive arms race, to see who could spend more to add jazzier green gizmos. The introduction of the affo...

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University of Maryland Wins Solar Decathlon 2011

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