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18 February 2006

Solar House on “This Old House”

The solar house that students and faculty in Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture and Urban Studies and College of Engineering designed and built for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon will be featured on Blue Ridge Public Television’s “This Old House” on Sat., Feb. 25, at 1:30 p.m. The episode is airing nationally at different times; please check local PBS listings outside of the Blue Ridge Public Television viewing area.

The Virginia Tech solar house won first place prizes in four categories: Architecture, Dwelling, Artificial Lighting, and Daylighting.