Tag: solar house

Missouri S&T earns second place finish in Solar Decathlon with accessible housing design for disabled veterans

Posted by on April 30, 2021

Missouri S&T’s Solar House Design Team recently earned a second-place finish in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Design Challenge. The virtual competition was held in mid-April.

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Missouri S&T selected to compete in 2020 Solar Decathlon

Posted by on June 11, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that it selected Missouri S&T to compete in the 2020 Solar Decathlon. Missouri S&T is one of 11 teams selected from around the world.

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Missouri S&T SILO House to serve as Denver housing

Posted by on April 26, 2018

Missouri S&T has sold its SILO House, the 2017 Solar House Design Team project and the team’s entry in the 2017 U.S. Department of Energy’s 2017 Solar Decathlon, to the city of Denver. The house will serve as moderate- to low-income housing through non-profit organizations.

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S&T student design teams are ready for competition

Posted by on March 20, 2018

Spring is student design season at Missouri S&T. At any given time during the semester you can see students constructing rockets, driving Formula-style cars around campus parking lots or floating concrete canoes on a local lake.

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Missouri S&T Solar House Design Team receives support for competition

Posted by on December 7, 2017

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 2017 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The competition, which has run since 2002, moved from California to Denver, Colorado, this year, and incorporated new challenges.

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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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