2005 Solar House Living Laboratory


  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie Style Design
  • Utilized Golden Ratio
  • Clerestory adds natural light and height
  • 5 1/2" injected polyurethane panel walls


Array Size:  3 kW
Panel Type: Solar Thermal Electric Power
Solar/Thermal Size/Type: 800 sq ft. Flat Plate Collector
Actual Square Footage: ~800 sq ft.



7th out of 18 teams
718 of 1100 points
1st place:  Energy balance 


DOE Decathlon Results