Harvest HomeTeam Capitol DC will use innovative technology and engineering to create a net-zero home that harvests as much energy as it produces. Learn more.
Wounded Warrior HomesTeam Capitol DC is donating HARVEST HOME to the Wounded Warrior Homes organization, a non-profit dedicated to providing transitional homes to wounded veterans. Learn more.
DesignTeam Capitol DC’s concept is HARVEST HOME. The team includes more than 100 students and faculty mentors from three D.C. universities. Learn more.
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Team Capitol DC is donating HARVEST HOME to the Wounded Warrior Homes organization, a non-profit organization that serves medically discharged, single men and women of our armed forces with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
“Our mission is to provide affordable transitional housing, hands-on resources, and a defined path for each member to transition from active-duty military service to independent living as a veteran of foreign wars.”
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency.
Team Capitol DC is one of 20 teams from around the world that will participate in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California, October 3-13. Team Capitol DC’s concept home will educate the public about opportunities presented by clean-energy products, and it gives student participants unique training in a built project, preparing them to enter our nation’s workforce.