One of the pilot buildings of the Solar Decathlon 2014 will now be rebuilt on the university campus Berlin Charlottenburg. The so-called “Rooftop” building, originally designed as a net energy plus residential building, will now be modified to be used as a seminar room and laboratory. Due to additional measurement technology, the students can learn about energy monitoring with a real building as example.
Post date: 8 Sep 2017
The American Solar Energy Society’s 46th annual National Solar Conference, SOLAR 2017, will be held at the University of Colorado, Denver, on October 9-12, 2017. The event will consist of technical sessions, forum discussions, plenary panels, workshops, fast-paced switch presentations, public solar displays and networking events. SOLAR 2017 is an integral part of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon (October 5-15, 2017).
Post date: 7 Mar 2017
The 2014 edition of Solar Decathlon Europe will take place in Versailles, France.On Oct. 18, 2007, the Spanish and U.S. governments signed a memorandum of understanding to create Solar Decathlon Europe, a complementary competition to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Spain hosted the first two of these competitions in 2010 and 2012. In 2014, Solar Decathlon Europe will move north to France.
Post date: 4 Mar 2014
Le Solar Decathlon, créé en 2002 par le Département d'Etat américain à l'Energie, est une compétition universitaire internationale qui permet à des universités et grandes écoles, suite à un appel ouvert à candidatures, de se mesurer autour d'un défi, celui de concevoir et de construire une maison solaire autonome en énergie.
Post date: 25 Feb 2014
The ODOO building will be used for further research and the project will be integrated into the education of the different cooperating faculties of BME. It is also open to interested visitors in Budapest as many inquiries have been made to the students about the built-in technologies and materials.
Post date: 20 Jun 2013
POWER HOUSE Partners joined forces with the Solar Decathlon Europe, to hold the official launch of the Nearly Zero Challenge.
Speakers at the launch were asked for their views on the project and its aims and if they had strategic tips on the best way forward for housing providers:
Post date: 11 Jan 2013
For more information (in Spanish), please click here.To see the presentation programme (in Spanish), please click here.
Post date: 28 Sep 2012
10ACTION consists of a set of activities, related to the Solar Decathlon Europe that are strategically designed for five different target groups:children,teenagers,university students,professionals of the buildings sector andgeneral public.
Post date: 26 Jun 2012
During the week, you will be able to see – in the same conference center – an exhibition of models of the 20 houses that will be competing in Solar Decathlon Europe (SDE) at Madrid’s Casa de Campo in September.
Post date: 20 Jun 2012
In this context, Construtec also hosted the first congress of Nearly Zero Energy buildings (NZEB), organized by Grupo Tecma Red y Solar Decathlon Europe. Here, more than 500 congressmen and industry professionals learned about the implications that the construction industry will face with the adoption of the Directive 2010/31, concerning energy efficiency of buildings, as well as the transformation that is occurring in Europe and also the need for these professionals to be the main drivers of this change.
Post date: 21 May 2012