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2008 News in Brief



Solar heated water warms a Lesotho school

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Amy Mueller and Matt Orosz, graduate students in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, recently designed and installed a solar array used to provide hot water to a girls’ dormitory at a rural school in southern Africa. Though the winter temperatures often drop well below freezing at the residential school in Lesotho, students in the dormitories had access to hot water only rarely. Read more.