Suburbia: It has been a panacea and an expletive. Touted for affordability and maligned for automobile dependence, suburbia is a fact of life in the U.S.
Building solar-powered homes from scratch in four minutes
In a time-lapse video, that is. A video preview of a film shows the work of the 800 students who took part in the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon in Irvine, Calif. The Decathlon challenges students to design and build innovative, fully functional, solar-powered homes.