Countdown to Competition:
Solar Decathlon 2011
With just under 30 days until the opening ceremonies at the Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011, we invite you to check in on team Maryland through their newly vamped website. There you’ll find pictures, the live construction site webcam, profile stories, and up-to-date reporting as the team prepares for their biggest adventure yet! New stories include:
FROM SKETCH TO STRUCTURE: The Evolution of WaterShed, 2011
Building a carbon neutral, state-of-the-art, solar-powered house is not for the faint of heart. It takes a vast and varied team of talented individuals unified with a common goal; to create and build something that inspires and educates people about the beauty and simplicity of living with the planet in mind. With most of the planning behind them, 2011 was all about bringing their vision to life. Here’s a six month look back at the evolution of WaterShed… (read more)
STUDENT AND MENTOR PROFILES
Who is WaterShed? Meet some of the amazing students and professional mentors who have contributed their time and talent to Maryland’s decathlon entry... (read more)
Visit WaterShed’s Website at http://2011.solarteam.org.
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