2002 Solar House


  • 1st house built by Missouri S&T for the Solar Decathalon
  • Standard steel constructions with 1" house insulation foam
  • Moving bookcase to allow for more space
  • Dish drawer is space and energy saver
  • Single unit washer and dryer

Designed to resemble typical Missouri home of the early 2000s.


Array Size:  5 kW
Panel Type: Sanyo
Solar/Thermal Size/Type: 30 Tube Array from Thermomax
Actual Square Footage:  800


9th of 14 teams

652 of 1100 points
1st Place:  Refrigeration contest

DOE Decathlon Results