First step on the way to Solar Decathlon in Dubai

An interactive clock indicating the energy consumption, the use of direct current to save energy, a large shared space that makes living efficient and social: these are just some of the characteristics of the innovative and sustainable home that the student team VIRTUe of the Eindhoven University of Technology has built on the TU/e campus. With this house, they will represent the Netherlands in the international construction competition Solar Decathlon in November in Dubai. On Monday 4 June, the house will be officially opened during Dutch Technology Week.

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