15 institutions are part of the Solar Decathlon 2019

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The Solar Decathlon is an initiative of the United States Department of Energy (DOE), universities around the world compete with the design and construction of sustainable homes that run 100% with solar energy.

It is called “Decathlon” because prototypes are evaluated in 10 main criteria:

  • Architecture
  • Engineering and construction
  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy consumption
  • Comfort
  • Sustainability
  • Positioning
  • Communications
  • Urban design
  • Feasibility and innovation.

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The University of San Buenaventura Cali and the University Autónoma de Occidente joined to participate in the 2019 version of Solar Decathlon 2019. Your team has designed TUHOUSE a technically unique house that uses solar energy.