Solar Village Green House Highlight

Lavender is something of a last minute add to the Solar Village Green House but has really been a hit. This plant will actually emit a nice warm aroma and acts as a natural perfume so to say. It truly makes the green house more inviting because every … [Continue reading]

Solar Village Tenants Raise Money for New Chameleon House

The solar village residents made an item for the silent auction in an attempt to make more money for the current Solar House project. They all agreed to make different dishes utilizing ingredients from the green house and prepare a fabulous meal. … [Continue reading]

Ten K Solar is Champion of Solar Panel Systems

Thanks to Ten K Solar our Chameleon house looks extremely spiffy! They helped to hook us up with the tenK RAIS PV system that is their trade mark. It’s a system that combines PV modules, reflectors and the racking all put together. When this was … [Continue reading]

Actual Food From Solar Village Green House

College students really can cook gourmet in no time at all. Students can eat healthy, and organically. All you need to do is provide some tender loving care to some potted plants and voila instant dinner. The solar village tenants simply potted some … [Continue reading]

Pleasures of using the Sun for Gardening!!

  The Solar Village has a new house in town and that’s a Green House. Watch out Chameleon House this puppy is in competition for the hotness factor!!! Plants have filled this baby up from top to bottom. Its filled with all types of herbs ranging … [Continue reading]

Product Highlight Crystal Window and Door Systems are Up in the Chameleon House

The windows we are using for our Chameleon House are pretty clear and tough as nails. (The last comment is because I have bonked them a couple of times with nails when trying to do border work.) We utilized the made to order windows because of course … [Continue reading]

Meet Emily Vandivert!

Project Manager Emily Vandivert posing for a picture with Chancellor Schrader.Name: Emily VandivertFrom: Maryville, MOYear: SeniorMajor: Architectural EngineeringWhy did you join the Solar House Team?I joined Solar House because I am very interested … [Continue reading]

The Steel is Here!

The Steel has arrived and is currently in the process of being put together. Starting on Saturday, team members gathered at the Student Design and Experiential Learning Center and began assembling the structure that will support … [Continue reading]

The Staples Center Going Solar

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Solar Power Base Ball

Can you spot the solar panels?  Here is a picture that I took during a Saint Louis Cardinal Baseball game this past summer.  If you look closely you can see them in the background of the crowd above the concession stand. Bush Stadium has … [Continue reading]