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Habitat for Humanity

Solar Decathlon Students Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity!

With the temperatures dropping and leaves changing, Construction Supervisor for the Greater Centre County Habitat for Humanity, Larry Lucas, has been pushing to get the current build site at 351 Reynolds Ave in Bellefonte ready for winter. To help reach this goal, members of the Penn State Solar Decathlon Team volunteered on Saturday, October 20th […]


GreenBuild Homes

Conference Week!

Over the past week, the Hamer Center for Community Design has been busy sharing their work to academics and professionals from across the country. HCCD director Lisa D. Iulo presented at the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference in Minneapolis, MN about “Achieving Education and Efficient Housing Through Engaged Scholarship.” This presentation focused on the design process […]


Students and professionals discussing the project inside a home under construction with paint cans around.

2018 Penn State Race to Zero | Continued Development

(Story and all photos by Chris Hazel) The 2018 Race to Zero competition has been hard at work over the past several weeks continuing to develop their zero-energy home design in collaboration with S&A Homes, one of the largest producers of homes in the central Pennsylvania region. Over the past two months, students have met […]


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