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Purdue's INhome Solar House wins Green Building Award

May 7, 2012

Purdue University's INhome solar house has won a Green Building Award from the National Association of Home Builders. INhome was named Project of the Year, Single-Family Concept and Research-Academic. The award, one of 11, was presented at the NABH National Green Building Conference April 30 in Nashville. INhome took second place among 20 teams competing last fall in the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon 2011. More than 200 students from Technology, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Agriculture, Krannert, and Health and Human Sciences were involved in designing, building and operating INhome. The two-bedroom house has been permanently placed in the Chatham Square development in Lafayette and is being offered for sale

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