Powered by the Sun--Solar Decathlon (#102)
In 2002, groups of university students from around the country converged on Washington, DC's National Mall to compete in the first ever Solar Decathlon. Their mission: to design, build, and operate the most effective and efficient solar-powered house. With a special focus on the inner city townhouse created by students from Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University, this program shows that innovative, energy efficient homes are not far off fantasies of the future. [26 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: Rivers, classrooms, forests, and laboratories: wherever there is concern for the environment, there are opportunities for individuals to do something to help. The Emmy award-winning GreenWorks features people making a difference for the environment in big ways and small. Gain inspiration from others, and find new ways of getting involved. Educator Resources and Videos
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