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Physical Facilities' tagline says it all -- One vision, one future. Along with serving, developing and maintaining the campus, Physical Facilities is committed to being part of the University's...
Published: September 26, 2011
The Lafayette Journal and Courier talks to Bill Hutzel, professor of mechanical engineering technology and faculty advisor to the Solar Decathlon team, as well as local residents, about the future...
Published: September 25, 2011
Today was day three of public tours, and busiest day yet! We had over 1500 people tour our home today. Our team is proud of our traditional design that allows homeowners to live sustainably without...
Published: September 25, 2011
by Steven Lincoln College of Technology Writer/Editor I took my fourth or fifth tour of the Purdue INHome today. I always learn new things. For example, they are trying to be LEED Gold certified...
Published: September 23, 2011
Seed money of $25,000 from General Motors will help students at Purdue University take the next step in designing and building an advanced technology hybrid/electric vehicle as part of the EcoCAR 2...
Published: September 23, 2011
The Solar Decathlon is open to the public today. They'll have to brave some rain (1-2 inches forecasted), but they'll also get great treatment, I'm sure. I'm sitting in a dry tent, the location of...
Published: September 23, 2011
Spencer Douglas is back at Purdue after being part of the construction team for Purdue's entry in the Solar Decathlon 2011. Here is his take on the week and his reality check: http://blog.tech....
Published: September 23, 2011
By Steven Lincoln College of Technology Writer/Editor (Photo: Ribbon cutting for Solar Decathlon 2011, with all teams and several dignitaries present. Notice the Purdue flag in the center.)...
Published: September 23, 2011
Today was a day of many firsts for Purdue University at the Solar Decathlon 2011. A few of the exciting events that happened today were.. Inaugural Solar Decathlon Opening Ceremony Many...
Published: September 23, 2011
By Steven Lincoln College of Technology Writer/Editor Two years ago, Sarah Miller and three Solar Decathlon teammates traveled to Washington, D.C., to scope out the 2009 Solar Decathlon competition...
Published: September 22, 2011
After being built, then rebuilt twice, it's show time for Purdue University's INhome solar house. The home, designed and built by Purdue students, is entered in the U.S. Department of Energy's...
Published: September 22, 2011
By Steven Lincoln College of Technology Writer/Editor (Photo: The team from the University of Calgary discuss the interior of their home (TRTL), pointing out the native influences that will make...
Published: September 22, 2011
See the first set of photos from the media day at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. See a video of McKenna Regan introducing the Purdue IN_Home to media representatives.
Published: September 22, 2011
By Steven Lincoln College of Technology Senior Writer/Editor Wireless has been spotty today, so I've been unable to post anything today. But I've taken lots of tours, taken lots of external and...
Published: September 21, 2011
By Steven Lincoln Senior Writer/Editor, College of Technology Day one of travel is complete. The closest I came to the Solar Decathlon site was the Ronald Reagan National Airport in downtown...
Published: September 21, 2011
Hello There! Team Purdue- INhome here. This week has been a challenging but exciting week. We successfully built a 1000 sq. ft house in 6 days! Not many people can say that, and we are relieved to...
Published: September 20, 2011
The U.S. Department of Energy is also blogging about several aspects of the 2011 event. Here is an article about structural insulated panels (SIPs), which the Purdue IN_Home uses to create...
Published: September 20, 2011
By Steven Lincoln College of Technology Senior Writer/Editor I told my parents last week that I was traveling to Washington, D.C., to help cover Purdue’s Solar Decathlon team Sept. 20-24. As we...
Published: September 20, 2011
It's now easier for art to reach students -- or students to reach art -- with a new website unveiled Friday afternoon (Sept. 16). During a press conference at Ivy Tech's Ivy Hall, the Art Connection...
Published: September 19, 2011
Enrollment at the College of Technology in New Albany increased by 5.2 percent from last fall, which brought its overall head count to 261 students. Andy Schaffer, director of the location, said...
Published: September 19, 2011

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