The Solar House
The Engineering Place at the NC State Solar House and Garage Classroom is an authentic K-20 research and educational facility showcasing clean, reusable, energy-efficient living in Raleigh, NC.
Located on the NC State University campus, this 4,000 square foot complex offers a unique place for students, parents, teachers, and the public to learn about and experience smart sustainable technologies.
Solar House Fridays
Spring 2022 Schedule
Join us at The Engineering Place Solar House for Solar House Fridays! Parking is free and readily available.
To register for a spring event, click here!
|Friday, February 4||K-12 School Visit – (FULL)||10:00 am – 12:00 pm|
|Friday, February 18||K-12 School Visit – (FULL)||10:00 am – 12:00 pm|
|Friday, March 11||Solar House Showcase||9:00 am – 3:00 pm|
Solar House Videos
Watch our virtual tour and construction videos!
Watch the video of The Solar House Construction!
Dedicated and opened to the public in 1981, the Solar House at NC State University is one of the most visible and visited solar buildings in the United States. Over the last two decades, more than 250,000 people from around the world have toured the facility.
This video was pulled together using photos that were taken during the construction of the house.