Group Las Vegas Needs You

Ballot for the Solar Decathlon Individuals’s Choice Award is open, and UNLV’s team needs your assistance.

School News| Oct 9, 2017|By Jason Scavone

Sinatra Living is the UNLV Solar Decathlon team’s 2017 entry. (Team Las Vegas/ UNLVSD.com)

Team Las Vegas has been hard at work for monthsto bring its Sinatra Living, its entry into the 2017 Solar Decathlon competition to life. Now it’s time to assist provide a boost.

The group is presently in Denver for the competition, which goes through Oct. 15. From now up until Saturday, you can vote on the Solar Deacthlon’s Facebook page for individuals’s Choice winner, which will be revealed on the final day of competitors.

Sinatra Living is the result of a group of 25 trainees throughout disciplines from engineering, hotel administration, and architecture to allied health sciences. The focus of your home is on aging-in-place– a house that can be modified to match the requirements of an aging population as the original owners enter their twilight years.

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, Solar Decathlon chose simply 13 university groups from all over the world, challenging them to complete across 10 categories. UNLV took first amongst American universities in 2013 with its DesertSol home, now on screen at the Las Vegas Spring Preserve.

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