From the Solar Decathlon Facebook page – “Like the Olympic decathlon, the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon consists of 10 contests. These contests are designed to gauge how well the houses perform and how livable and affordable they are. “Each contest is worth a maximum of 100 points, for a competition total of 1,000 […]
Water, water everywhere. Well that’s wasn’t a problem a few days ago, however, it seems to be that California had dried out the Phoenix Team. Had. Key words are important in situations like this. Friday afternoon, we realized there was a problem with our water bladder and pump. This was due to the water bladder […]
Good Morning from Team Kentuckiana As a team, we’re all a little sleepy, and a little stressed. Such is competition life. However, here’s an update on the competitions from the last few days, and how they are measured for the overall points. Doing the Laundry: As you all know, we have an energy efficient Profile […]
With the Opening Ceremonies about to start, it’s time to take a tour of The Phoenix House fully furnished! Thanks goes out to each of our sponsors, GE Appliances, Resource Furniture, and the local artists who supplied their artwork.