Solar Decathlon Results

After two long years of designing and building cutting edge solar powered homes, the nineteen collegiate teams competing in the 2011 DOE Solar Decathlon had their days in the sun. Zehnder was a proud sponsor of two teams in the competition and we are happy to share their successes. Middlebury College was a groundbreaking team in this year’s competition as the first team ever to come from a liberal arts school without a technical program. They left quite a few

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Sunset Magazine Smart Home

Sunset magazine has opened the Sunset Smart Homes, which were built from the ground up in Palo Alto to highlight the best in sustainable and beautiful design with the latest in home technology and automation. Zehnder proudly participated in this exciting project with the donation of our ComfoSystems heat recovery ventillation systems. The completed Smart Homes will be featured in the November 2011 issue of Sunset magazine. The public also had the opportunity to tour the Smart Homes during September

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Solar Decathlon

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an international competition that challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate the most attractive, effective, and energy-efficient solar powered house. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production. The Solar Decathlon 2011 will be held at the National Mall’s West Potomac Park from Sept. 23 to Oct. 2, 2011. Open to the public and free of charge,

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