December 16, 2018
According to a recent feature in Kitchen & Bath Business, Virginia Tech’s smart home concept, FutureHAUS Dubai, has taken first place in the 2018 Solar Decathlon Middle East. Participating as the only American team, Virginia Tech earned its first-place victory over 14 other selected teams and more than 60 total entrants in the 2018 Solar Decathlon Middle East.
Accuride International was proud to lend a helping hand to this project by providing materials. Specifically, the Linear Track System from Accuride International coupled with motorized actuators allows many components of the home to be easily raised and lowered, including countertops, bathroom vanities and even toilets.
“FutureHAUS displays an imaginative approach that demonstrates the power of sustainable living, as well as efficiency,” said Sid Kalantar, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Accuride International. “The goals of our partnership are to encourage future architects and show the benefits of inventive movement solutions.”
Read the full article here.