TSCI-Transland has made a very generous donation to Solar Decathlon. They have agreed to carry the ShelterR3 house to Irvine, California, for the competition. This is a value of over $24,000.
A family owned transportation company founded 33 years ago and based in Springfield, Missouri, Transland specializes in handling, management, and full truckload services. Their services offer long haul, short-haul, drayage and flatbed truck services throughout the United States. Their vision is to be a premiere trucking company that can exceed their customers’, employees’ and community’s expectations with the best of class service. The overall mission of the company is to provide transportation services in a reliably safe and ethical way, while providing value to their customers, stakeholders and employees.
We are grateful for their financial support and expertise.
Visit their website here.
American Institute of Architects Missouri
American Institute of Architects Missouri donated $2,000 towards our project. This organization primarily focuses on statewide issues that affect architects, especially in a legislative aspect. Visit American Institute of Architects Missouri’s website.
The mission of Patcraft, a leader in high-performance flooring solutions for the commercial market, is to provide flooring solutions that enhance the world and support people’s daily activities. For more than 65 years, Patcraft has been advancing their research and development to provide the highest performing flooring that can handle the toughest environments. Each of the ingredient materials in their CertifiedCM flooring products is assessed for safety. This means that every ingredient that represents at least 0.01% of the product is evaluated against 24 risk factors for human and environmental health to ensure only the healthiest materials are used in each certified product. This creates extra assurance that the materials they use are as safe as possible. Some of their products include dart modular, flutter modular, and in-flight modular. Patcraft donated the flooring that will be used in the R^3 house, an estimated 1,500 dollar value. Visit the Patcraft website.
Empire District Electric
Empire District Electric donated $1,000 for our project. The company provides electric, natural gas, and water services. Their mission states, “Making lives better everyday with reliable energy and service.” Visit Empire District Electric’s website.
If you support the Crowder College – Drury University Solar Decathlon Team, your business name will enjoy premier placement among the best names in education, architecture, and solar power development. Please see below regarding the publicity of previous years’ competitions.
Solar Decathlon 2013 Highlights
- More than 2 billion total media impressions
- Media Highlights:
- Online — more than 1,750 online articles
- Print — 350 articles in nearly 150 print publications around the world
- Broadcast — 200 television interviews worldwide and 150 radio interviews
- Onsite — hundreds of media checked in onsite to cover the event
- Digital Highlights:
- Website — More than 3 million page views
- Facebook — More than 13,500 fans
- Twitter — More than 11,600 followers and 1,600 uses of the #SD2013 hashtag during the competition
- YouTube —319,000 video views
- Flickr —2.4 million overall image views, with 760 photos uploaded from Solar Decathlon 2013
- Other — Instagram, Google+, Foursquare, QR codes, and mobile sites
Solar Decathlon 2011 Highlights:
- 2,000,000,000 media impressions
- 6,000,000 website page views
- 250 articles in 150 print publications
- 1200 online articles
- 357,000 visitors to the homes in 10 days during competition
Your support will impact Neosho, MO and Springfield, MO, in the following ways:
- Educate the community about energy-efficient design and living
- Extend research opportunities in renewable energy
- Diversify our economy
- Create an educated workforce
- Create future leaders in Missouri
- Position Drury University and Crowder College on an international stage with other renowned universities such as Yale and Stanford