German college students win green building contest.
The winning team was from Germany's Technische Universitat Darmstadt.
Photo Courtesy Solar DecathalonFor the second time in a row, Team Germany’s demonstration home took first prize in the Solar Decathlon, a worldwide green building and design contest for college students sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. Team Germany’s 800-square-foot home was a showstopping example of how cutting-edge technology, space-saving techniques and innovative multifunction design can create a comfortable, contemporary and incredibly efficient home.
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