Photo by Maryland Newsline's Collin Berglund Students at the University of Maryland work on the WaterShed house. (Photo and audio slide show by Maryland Newsline’s Collin Berglund)

University of Maryland Students Construct Solar Decathlon Home

Maryland Newsline
Thursday, April 14, 2011


COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Students from multiple disciplines across the University of Maryland campus are building a solar home that will be displayed in Washington, D.C., in October, in a contest sponsored by the Department of Energy.


The WaterShed house, Maryland's entry into the Solar Decathlon, focuses on energy-efficient, cost-effective living and water conservation. Students plan to work all summer so the house will be completed in September.


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