Tag: solar house

S&T SILO house heading to Colorado

Posted by on September 29, 2017

A group of students at Missouri University of Science and Technology has spent the past two years building a solar-powered house and, after disassembling it into several pieces, will reassemble the house in Colorado to compete in an international building competition.

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Attend the Solar House sendoff Sept. 9

Posted by on September 1, 2017

The Solar House Design Team at Missouri University of Science and Technology will host a dedication and open house in September for its newest entry into the 2017 Solar Decathlon.

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Energy efficiency takes a ‘village’

Posted by on August 7, 2017

The city of the future could start with a village – Missouri S&T’s Solar Village, to be exact. S&T researchers will study the Solar Village and its residents as their living laboratory over the next three years thanks to an $800,000 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, funded as part of the […]

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Celebrate Earth Day with a 5K color run

Posted by on April 11, 2017

The Solar House Design Team at Missouri University of Science and Technology will host a 5K color run and walk this April to celebrate Earth Day.

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Missouri S&T solar house to be featured in Julia Child-inspired book

Posted by on September 23, 2016

The Nest Home, Missouri University of Science and Technology’s entry into last year’s U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, will be featured in the upcoming book “In Julia’s Kitchen: Practical and Convivial Kitchen Design Inspired by Julia Child.” The book, authored by Pamela Heyne and Jim Scherer and published by the University Press of New England, will be released Tuesday, Oct. 4.

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Missouri S&T’s second solar housing complex named EcoVillage

Posted by on April 13, 2016

Missouri University of Science and Technology has named its second solar house complex the EcoVillage. The EcoVillage is located between Missouri S&T’s Allgood-Bailey Stadium and Innovation Park along 10th Street in Rolla.

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Missouri S&T to compete in 2017 Solar Decathlon

Posted by on January 27, 2016

Missouri University of Science and Technology has been selected to compete in the 2017 Solar Decathlon, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced. Missouri S&T is one of 16 teams selected from around the world.

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Missouri DED helps fund S&T’s Solar House Design Team

Posted by on December 24, 2015

The Missouri Department of Economic Development’s Division of Energy helped fund the Missouri University of Science and Technology Solar House Design Team’s building costs for the 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.

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Missouri S&T’s Nest Home earns fifth

Posted by on October 19, 2015

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Solar House Design Team has earned fifth place at the 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, its highest-ever finish at the competition. The Solar Decathlon was held Oct. 8-18 in Irvine, California. The team’s house, named the Nest Home, was one of fourteen entries in the competition.

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Missouri S&T solar house travels to California for competition

Posted by on September 28, 2015

A team of students at Missouri University of Science and Technology spent two years designing and building a solar-powered house filled with smart-living technology. Once it was complete, the students cut it into pieces and shipped it to California on four semitrailers to compete in an international building competition.

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