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- House features many interesting, cool and efficient technologies
- Click here see short video of the house build in progress
Ingersoll Rand is sponsoring UNC Charlotte's UrbanEden house in the upcoming Solar Decathlon competition. This house is designed with sustainable design and construction, passive heating and cooling systems, and energy efficiency in mind. It's described as a little bit of paradise in a city setting, as it provides a strong connection between indoor and outdoor lving areas.
About Ingersoll Rand
Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Schlage®, Thermo King® and Trane®—work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; secure homes and commercial properties; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a $14 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit ingersollrand.com.
Christopher Tessier, Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand
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