Caring and competing – UWaterloo

Caring and competing – UWaterloo

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 202131 Views

Student team enters international Solar Decathlon with house designed for Indigenous family

After three years of hard work, members of the Warrior Home design team are hoping to do well in an international competition that challenges university students to design and build highly efficient buildings.

But regardless of the outcome in the virtual finale of the Solar Decathlon, a nine-team event sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, more than 200 student contributors at the University of Waterloo already feel pretty good about it.

Their entry in the contest is a net-zero energy bungalow that has been home to an Indigenous family on the Neyaashiinigmiing Reserve near Wiarton, about two hours north of Waterloo Region, since its completion in the fall of 2019.

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