Extramural Research - People, Prosperity and the Planet
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EPA Grant Number: SU833947
Title: The New Norris House: A Sustainable Home for the 21st Century
University of Tennessee-Knoxville students are designing a sustainable home based on the original Norris House concept, homes originally built by TVA in 1933 a part of Norris - a New Deal model community. The students are resolving technological challenges, as well as assessing the legal, social, and aesthetic issues that currently restrict green construction.
Challenge Area(s): Built Environment, Energy