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U.S. Department of Energy Challenge Home Student Design Competition

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is engaging college students to compete in the DOE Challenge Home Student Design Competition, and be part of a movement to achieve truly sustainable homes.

Department of Energy - Energy Programs

Type of Challenge: Creative (design & multimedia)
Submission Start: 02/24/2014 12:00 AM ET
Submission End: 03/30/2014 12:00 AM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

You can view the challenge details here:


This competition will provide the next generation of architects, engineers, construction managers, and entrepreneurs with skills and experience to start careers in the field of clean energy and generate creative solutions to real-world problems. Submissions for this competition will demonstrate the teams knowledge and skills to design, analyze, and plan the construction of quality, high-performance homes that meet or exceed the DOE Challenge Home requirements.