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2013/08/28 | all news, newsletter6, photogalleries,
Behold! LISI is finished. Without further ado, we bring you the best photos for your viewing pleasure. Let them do the talking. http://www.solardecathlon.at/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/01_finished-359×240.jpg 359w” sizes=”(max-width: 920px) 100vw, 920px” /> http://www.solardecathlon.at/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/02_finished-359×240.jpg 359w” sizes=”(max-width: 920px) 100vw, 920px” /> http://www.solardecathlon.at/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/03_finished-359×240.jpg 359w” sizes=”(max-width: 920px) 100vw, 920px” /> http://www.solardecathlon.at/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/04_finished-359×240.jpg 359w” sizes=”(max-width: 920px) 100vw, 920px” /> http://www.solardecathlon.at/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/05_finished-359×240.jpg 359w” sizes=”(max-width: 920px) 100vw, […]
 
2013/08/21 | all news, photogalleries,
This is it, the day everybody has been working towards and waiting for. A final controlling look is being cast onto the loading diagrams. Check! The sound of the last container closing its doors is overshadowed by the sound of 6 huge trucks slowly making their way up the mountain. They have come to pick […]
 
2013/08/20 | all news, photogalleries,
Feels like it’s Christmas already. On a daily basis, we are receiving packages containing reserve material, living accessories and wood as far as the eye can see. We have to hustle since the day of departure is drawing near and we still have to pack some final things that cannot be missing in California. The […]
 
2013/08/07 | all news, photogalleries,
With temperatures climbing to an all-time-high of 40°C (104°F) in recent weeks, many Decathletes are finding it rather difficult to stay focused in the mid-day sun. The heat even inspired Johannes to create his own “helmbrero”, a combination of a helmet and a woodboard sombrero. Take the shade with you. If you are smart, you […]
 
2013/07/30 | all news, photogalleries,
In cooperation with the Austrian Institute of Technology, LISI was designed as an EnergyPlus building to cover the entire energy demand of the house – in California as well as in Austria. For this purpose, an 8.6 kW array at a 10° southwards inclination transforms radiative energy from the sun into electricity to power the […]
 
2013/07/21 | all news, photogalleries,
20 beds, 2 bath rooms, 1 kitchen and a colorful mix of residents: that is the LISI shared apartment. For the last couple of months, up to 20 students settled in an alpine residential building, and have since been living and working around the clock on one common goal – finish the LISI house, disassemble […]
 
2013/07/05 | all news, photogalleries,
Once the transport containers are on site, you know things are getting serious and that the house will soon be on its way to the States. Six beautiful 40 foot international open-top freight containers arrived from Cargo-Partner in Carinthia the other day. When sitting next to each other, six containers might seem like a lot […]
 
2013/06/28 | all news, photogalleries,
This week, two large construction sites merged. After being prefabricated for several weeks at Wohncontact, a carpente’s workshop in Ebreichsdorf, our Kitchen took a little journey and moved to Weissensee. A small group of decathletes as well as two carpenters installed the entire kitchen including our unique zero-emission refrigerator, sink and dishwasher. Last but not […]
 
2013/06/21 | all news, photogalleries,
Team Austria had the unique chance to test LISI’s HVAC system at the Austrian Institute of Technology in two climate chambers. For this purpose, a life-size model of the services room was built, housing all of LISI’s technical components: an air-source heat pump for heating and cooling and a heat pump for domestic hot water […]
 
2013/06/17 | all news, photogalleries,
The façade is literally the face of a house. For that very reason, we are happy to finally be standing in front of LISI’s face. Freshly brushed and painted, a handful of Decathletes installed the façade panels of REMA last week. The company Frischeis sponsored with a matching color contrast: thermal ash covering the core, […]
 
2013/06/10 | all news, photogalleries,
Safety and proper behavior is important in all areas of life – on a construction site it is essential. Therefore, Team LISI met at the weekend to learn the most important rules of conduct and safety measures in and around the building, both during construction and competition times. Yet real teamwork affects not only safety […]
 
2013/06/10 | all news, photogalleries,
Whether it is a public event or a whole week on the construction site – thanks to our sponsors, Team LISI is perfectly equipped for every occasion when it comes to clothing. This season, the decathletes from Austria are wearing shirts and blouses in black or white with the LISI logo on their chest. Imma […]
 
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