Hurricane-Resistant House wins U.S. Solar Decathlon 2015

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October 19, 2015

Students from the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J., won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon with their hurricane-resistant, energy-efficient coastal home.

The design was inspired by Hurricane Sandy and Hoboken’s long history of flooding, reports.

During the competition, the house was valued at $290,000, below the school’s estimate of $330,000.

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