For the 2011 Solar Decathlon competition, Team Illinois has designed the Re_home. For rapid assembly after a natural disaster, the solar powered home will demonstrate how environmentally aware living can be brought to the forefront of a community-led recovery effort.
The team is in the beginning stages of constructing the Re_home. Join UI-7's Caroline Pahl as she finds out exactly what the Solar Decathlon is, and how Team Illinois plans to bring home a win!
UI-7 will be documenting the progress of Team Illinois as they compete in the 2011 Solar Decathlon. This is the first of many videos to come.