Episode 14: Social Responsibility at Phoenix House – Team Kentuckiana

Student name: Kelsey King (Mechanical Engineering)
School: University of Louisville (part of Team Kentuckiana)

In this episode of Watt Trekker, we met with Kelsey King, a mechanical engineering student from University of Louisville (part of Team Kentuckiana), to learn about the Socially Responsive design features of their solar home, aka The Phoenix House. The home’s bathroom doubles as a Safe Room for tornado situations. A key design feature was for their home to be assembled quickly for disaster relief. Themes include: emergency preparedness, tornadoes, safe room, disaster relief, self-sustainability.

To learn more about Phoenix House visit the team website