2013 Solar House

 Outside of 2013 Solar Village House
 
 
 
Features
  • South facing Solarium expands the floor plan and take it to outside.
  • French doors separate the solarium from the kitchen and Dining area and serves as a buffer to the outside .
  • A partition wall separates the bedroom and main living area. it can also be rolled into a closet for additonal space.
Technologies
  • The photovoltaic system is optimaized for flat roofs and uses reflectors between the rows of panels to increase total energy prodution.
  • A mixed Mode residential HVAC system marries the automation system and the house HVAC System.
  • A radiant heating floor system with tubes beneath the concrete floor.
  • A predictive control home automation system uses weather data to predict hour by hour temperatures inside and adjust accordingly.
 Other Specs
Array Size 10.5 Kw
Panel Types PV
Solar/Thermal  
Actual Square Footage 900 sq ft
 Competition Results

16 out of 19

To learn more about the house and the Solar decathlon Competion, visit the following link: 

ww.solardecathlon.gov/past/2013/team_missouri.html