DOE Solar Decathlon 2017 Competition Announced By Department Of Energy
The DOE Solar Decathlon, which is an initiative by the U.S. Department of Energy, is a competition that aims at encouraging the construction of houses that are energy-efficient, cost-effective and at the same time, aesthetically pleasing.
The competition is driven by the need to convert to the use of renewable energy in homes as well as the need to produce the solar power required for the home with great efficiency. The solar decathlon also has the goal of creating awareness about the cost benefits as well as the environmental benefits that accrue from using clean energy and clean designs in housing.… Read More
Is Solar Industry At Risk?
Climate change and the need for eco-friendliness have triggered demand for sources of alternative sources of energy. One such source is the sun. Without a doubt, solar energy is becoming more popular among people.
Unfortunately, solar energy is facing one major challenge; the complexity associated with installing solar panels on the house’s roof. Many times, people do not even have the option of installing solar panels on their roofs simply because of three reasons; wrong direction, too old or too much tree shading.… Read More
The International Builders Show (IBS) happened on January 10th-12th, 2016 in Orlando, FL and it attracted participants from all over the world. Innovation, good designs, builders/consumer-friendly, and functionality were the parameters used by the judges to determine winners in various categories.
The following is the list of the finalists and the winners of the best green technology & green building products category.… Read More