The NCSU Solar House was built in 1981.

The primary purpose of the Solar House is for STEM education and outreach. Anyone looking for information on solar home construction or personal home improvements should contact the NC Clean Energy Technology Center. Tours of the Solar House are now managed through The Engineering Place at NC State University.

If you are interested in an educational tour and hands-on activities relating to the Solar House, you can schedule a tour by completing this online form and someone from The Engineering Place at NC State will contact you.

We offer hands-on engineering activities, as well as information about the house. We can work with your group to customize the tour to meet your educational needs!

The Solar House is primarily for K-12 STEM education and outreach. The Solar House will close for the summer on April 28th 2017.

The address of the Solar House is 1201 Gorman St, Raleigh, NC 27606. It is located right next to the McKimmon Center.

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Members of the community can get involved in the clean transportation conversation via our Fuel What Matters campaign. Visit to learn more. NCSU students can get involved through our semester long internship program. Future events for North Carolinians to get behind the wheel of clean transportation vehicles will start at the beginning of 2017. Aside from the events mentioned above, there will be other events coming soon. Be sure to watch this space as new events will be added regularly.

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