In the News: Solar Decathlon team places second
Purdue University finished second in the Solar Decathlon 2011, a solar house competition in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Purdue’s INhome solar house earned a total of 931.390 points out of a possible 1,000. It was second only to the University of Maryland with 951.151 points.
Nineteen teams, including four from outside the United States, designed and built affordable, energy-efficient, solar-powered homes for the competition.
Read more on the Purdue University news site.
(Photo: Purdue University students Jordan Wallpe, front left, and McKenna Regan, front center, react with their teammates to the news of placing second overall in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 at West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011. (Credit: Stefano Paltera/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon)