What Would the Ideal Desert Home Look Like?

UNLV is one of 20 university teams worldwide competing to build an energy-efficient home in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. The team already designed and developed construction plans, detailed design spreadsheets, and computer software analysis for their home. It will begin constructing the home this spring. Team member Iani Batilov points out key the home's features during the College of Engineering's Senior Design Competition.