osted by the U.S. Department of Energy, Solar Decathlon is a competition that brings together 19 teams from around the world, each tasked with creating a sustainable home and presenting the work in Orange County, which took place this past October. Stanford participated in the competition for the first time this year.
With the Department of Energy’s biennial Solar Decathlon competition set to take place in early October, Stanford’s entrant into the event has made rapid progress towards completing a net-zero home and plans to finish construction early this month.
Roxy’s favorite color is usually nude, but after three-plus years at Stanford, she’s found herself partial to going green. In the spirit of sustainability (and because Roxy’s hooked up with her fair share of earth systems majors), she’s decided to offer some tips on environmentally friendly hookups.