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Solar House Raising: View the Video!


On Monday, April 16, UC began construction on a solar house. See the students at work in a short online video below.

Date: 4/18/2007 12:00:00 AM
By: M.B. Reilly
Phone: (513) 556-1824
Photos By: Dottie Sover

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On Monday, April 16, University of Cincinnati students put the lessons and planning of the past year into action when they began construction on UC’s solar house.

Solar house raising
Architecture grad students Adrienne Mossler, left, and Eric Stear, right, at work.

The house is part of a prestigious international competition in which only 20 universities worldwide were invited to compete to build the globe’s best solar home where everything – all mechanics, appliances and even the car that accompanies the house – is  solar powered.

When the house is completed in October 2007, it will be transported to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., where it will be viewed and visited by hundreds of thousands of visitors.

View the six-minute video of the house raising. It contains

Additional links regarding UC’s solar house project



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