Monthly Archives: April 2011

High School Students Presentation

Part of the Solar Decathlon competition judges the team for its communication effort. While this website is a part of the communication, our team wants to spread the importance of sustainability and green design to a broader audience. Recently, Architecture … Continue reading

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April Construction

Proud Green Home’s newest blog post on Team New York: Solar Decathlon Team New York has successfully surpassed two milestones. The US DOE Solar Decathlon competition deadline and the Holcim Competition deadline were two of Team New York’s completed goals. … Continue reading

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The Making of The Solar Roofpod (video)

Click below to see a video of our model progress! Images that capture our favorite moments of making the conceptual model in Spring 2010 show where the initial idea first sparked.. The Making of The Solar Roofpod

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Open House New York

April 12, 2011 Click below to read an article Open House New York, a large professional organization in New York, wrote about our team! The article includes photos of our team in Florida and of our student construction. Open House … Continue reading

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AIA Westchester Fair

Team New York members recently traveled to the AIA Westchester Fair to promote the Solar Decathlon to the public and various companies. The fair, which exhibited the work of local area firms, and promoted products of national companies, had many … Continue reading

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Orlando (video)

Apr 9, 2011 Click below to see a few moments of an exciting conference with all 20 teams in Orlando, Florida in January 2011! Here, you see our team seated at our table, and our introduction to the rest of … Continue reading

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Metal Shop (video)

Apr 9, 2011 Click below to see the video of students learning how to use the machines to construct metal pieces for the Solar Roofpod. Yes, indeed it is true: the students are building the parts themselves! Metal shop

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Back on the National Mall..?

3-3-11 As one of the twenty student teams of the US DOE Solar Decathlon, an international design competition for developing small net zero energy homes, we remain disappointed with the competition’s move off the main National Mall to a much more … Continue reading

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City College of New York Student Orientation

Team New York members made a presentation to incoming college freshman at the Spring City College of New York orientation! Students Afua Safo-Asante and Farah Ahmad presented the project to students and their parents. Many potential engineering and architecture students … Continue reading

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