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Gizmag Posts: Solar Decathlon 2013 Houses to Watch

The competition is drawing near and each team is ‘all hands on deck’ to get their houses complete and to Irvine, CA.
Keep up the hard work Solar Decathletes.

Gizmag listed the top 5 houses to watch out for at the competition and guess who is listed, thats right, yours truly The Phoenix House.

Comprising students from the University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, and Ball State University, Team Kentuckiana (Kentucky and Indiana – get it?) has produced a home designed to facilitate the reconstruction of communities after a natural disaster, such as a tornado.

As befits its remit of offering safety following a natural disaster, The Phoenix House focuses on structural integrity, and the house is to be supported on a steel chassis, with the bathroom acting as a safe-room in case of emergency.

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