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Solar Decathlon Winners Announced

10/25/2007 12:00:00 AM

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The 2007 Solar Decathlon winners were announced recently. The Technical University of Darmstadt (Germany) was the overall winner. Two interesting features are the oak louvers on the windows and the convertible floors that open to provide 'bedrooms.' You can download construction drawings for the homes if you'd like more details (and floorplans).



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