The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency.
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The university-led teams that design, build, and operate the competition's solar-powered houses are the heart of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The Solar Decathlon 2015 teams produced these audiovisual presentations to preview what visitors will see at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California, Oct 8-11 and 15-18, 2015.