Empowerhouse Recently Featured in ClimateProgress Online Magazine


Two years ago, students from Parsons The New School for Design and Stevens Institute of Technology worked together to design “Empowerhouse” as an entry for the US Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon.  And now, Lakiya Culley and her three sons are living in the duplex home built by Habitat for Humanity in Washington D.C.

The solar-powered home was designed to be affordable and cutting-edge at the same time. Homeowners will even save money on energy costs and, in fact, Habitat for Humanity plans to use the house as a model for future homes.

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