Inspiring students at Solar Decathlon

October 15, 2007, 3:44 AM PST | Length: 177


Students spend months working on houses powered entirely by the sun for the Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C., which opened to the public last week. Speaking with CNET News.com's Martin LaMonica, architecture student Matt Weaver shows off the home entered by a team from the University of Texas, Austin. One key feature: a hot tub that absorbs excess Texas heat.