2/2/2012Marla Wollgast moved into an apartment in the Solstice a couple of months ago, and she's still thrilled about the light in the bedroom closet, her sense of safety and even the paint on the walls.
11/21/2011The University of Maryland won this year's Solar Decathalon, with Purdue University and Victoria University (New Zealand) took second and third awards. The teams had $250,000 to creat energy-efficient houses that could be transported and built on the Mall in Washington D.C. Winners were also gauged on individual categories such as Architecture, Market Appeal, Engineering, Affordability and Energy Balance. Check out the interesting designs and lessons learned here.