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

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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