Engineering Students Provide ‘Virtual Field Trip’ of Solar Home’s Mechanical Room
June 24, 2013
Santa Clara University (SCU) engineering students are holding monthly Google+ Hangouts On Air with elementary schoolers in Irvine, Calif., using the live video chats to teach the children about what goes into designing and building a solar home.
KB Home and SunPower Corp. came together for a special event in Lancaster, Calif., celebrating the 1,000th new home built by KB with a SunPower solar power system. More than 200 of these homes are in Lancaster, a city focused on advancing the use of solar power.
Hugh Joyce, owner of James River Air Conditioning in Richmond, Va., initially wanted to create a place to showcase some innovative and energy-efficient products. However, after a year of planning and construction he opened something much greater. What is it?