Tag: solar decathlon

UMR finishes seventh in Solar Decathlon

Posted by on October 12, 2005

UMR has finished seventh in the 2005 Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C. The team from the University of Colorado placed first overall. Eighteen teams entered solar houses in the competition, which was held on the National Mall. Judging in ten categories was completed over the weekend.

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UMR solar house reconstructed on National Mall

Posted by on October 6, 2005

A solar house built by students at the University of Missouri-Rolla was the first structure to be certified for occupancy by officials of the Solar Decathlon, a competition that officially takes place Oct. 7-16 in Washington, D.C. A total of eighteen houses are being reconstructed on the National Mall for the event, which is sponsored […]

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UMR Solar House Team is going to Washington, D.C.

Posted by on September 2, 2005

The way things are going, the American Dream might soon be to own your own solar house – one that’s capable of charging your own electric car. Students at the University of Missouri-Rolla have built such a house and they’re working on another.

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