UNLV Students Hope to Win (This Time) in Solar Decathlon — NPR

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In 2013, UNLV sent 60 students and a pre-fab solar house to Southern California for the Solar Decathlon. The challenge was to build a sustainable solar home.

The UNLV students came in second place – just five points behind Vienna University of Technology in Austria – with a 750-square-foot vacation home for desert landscapes. That home can be seen today at the Springs Preserve.

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