Category: Contest

Team Spotlight: Lukas Kriem and the Appliances Team

By Daniela Carvajal Lukas Kriem, team leader of the appliances contest, has an important job: to find the most efficient appliances for the Solar Decathlon house. The appliances contest is one of 10 contests team Shelter to be judged at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon this year. The team has to find the environmentally efficient appliances that meet… Read more →

The Home Life Team Demonstrates the Livability of a Solar-Powered Home

By Blake Thomazin & Kayla Nichols When is a House a Home? The Home Life Team Demonstrates the Livability of a Solar-Powered Home During the weeklong Solar Decathlon event in California, teams will have many opportunities to display the living features of their houses, In the Home Life Contest, students must demonstrate that the house is suitable to be a… Read more →

Drury Students work on design

Solar Decathlon

 Welcome from Crowder College and Drury University. You’ve found our website detailing everything you need to know about our joint entry into the 2015 Solar Decathlon. The Solar Decathlon is an interdisciplinary, elaborate, challenging, and engaging opportunity for college students across the country. In this competition students must design, market, build, and operate a solar powered home. Teams must… Read more →