What:  Virginia Tech students and faculty recently awarded first-place in the 2018 Solar Decathlon Middle East competition will talk about their accomplishment, building the world’s best solar home.  On November 28, 2018, the lone American team earned a first-place victory over 14 other selected teams and more than 60 total entrants in competition held on the outskirts of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  Led by professor of architecture Joe Wheeler, the team will be available for media interviews.

When: Wednesday, December 12, 1:00 p.m.  

Where:  Holtzman Alumni Center, Third floor media conference room; 901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA.  Media outlets should enter the alumni center from the parking lot behind the Inn at Virginia Tech.

RSVP: Members of the media who plan to attend are asked to RSVP to Bill Foy, at fwill55@vt.edu;

Read official Virginia Tech news release

Contact:  Bill Foy | 540-998-0288 | fwill55@vt.edu