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Buildings 2015

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Proposal creation

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Mar 6, 2015 08:00 EST - Jun 14, 2015 12:00 EDT
Semi-Finalist selection
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Jun 14, 2015 12:00 EDT - Jul 1, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Jul 1, 2015 12:00 EDT - Jul 15, 2015 12:00 EDT
Finalist selection
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Jul 15, 2015 12:00 EDT - Aug 3, 2015 12:00 EDT
Voting period
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Aug 3, 2015 12:00 EDT - Sep 13, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Sep 13, 2015 12:00 EDT
What initiatives, policies and technologies can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the building sector?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates that buildings will account for over 25 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 and that nearly half of these emissions can be avoided at modest cost. This contest seeks proposals on how emissions from buildings can be significantly reduced, with a focus on increasing energy efficiency.

7 Proposals
Jul 14, 2016
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Construct a series of full size, 3D Printed Hempcrete Pyramidal homes. Show the FULL capability of hemp, 3D Printing, and alt. energy tech.
Jul 14, 2015
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Super-Energy-Efficient Houses Offer Free-Market Choice to Save Money, Homes and Lives WITHOUT Regulation or Fossil-Fuel Industry Resistance
Jul 14, 2015
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We will leverage the market for demand response to enable widespread adoption of home energy management systems
Jul 14, 2015
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Establishment of energy + + Buildings in a sustainable style of construction, currently wood - 100% renewable energy supply (electric, heat)
Jul 14, 2015
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To make the first Window Insulating Plug&Play solar panel to save energy on Air-conditioning, while making clean energy. Anyone can install.
Jun 13, 2015
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Want to cut carbon pollution? Start w/ buildings: give real-time feedback on energy consumption and crowdsource the hunt for energy leaks.
Apr 22, 2015
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Energy efficient homes are unaffordable with conventional bank financing. Locally issued value indexed bonds will make them affordable.