Our Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME) 2018 house, the BGreen House, represents the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) team’s vision of a grid-connected, energetically self-sufficient house for the middle east.

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A project by NUST, Islamabad

Our Mission

Team BGreen is the first ever Pakistani team to ever compete in Solar Decathlon .The team comprises of academicians and students of both undergraduate and graduate programs coming together from Architecture, Engineering and Business backgrounds.

Our mission is to deliver a high-performance solar-powered house that not only resonates to people’s needs but provides the comfort level for the ages to come. We aim to promote the culture of sustainable living and to advertise the benefits and opportunities to make smart, affordable houses and encourage industries and instill innovation in present industries.

About NUST

National University of Sciences & Technology, (NUST), Pakistan is ranked first in Pakistan for Engineering and comes in top 100 universities under 50 years of age by QS rankings.

About SDME

Solar Decathlon is a ten-series competition created by the US Department of Energy, is first time being hosted in Dubai in 2018 as Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME). The competition is aimed at students who design, build (construct a house in Dubai) and operate a high performance and solar powered house. The house must be sustainable and energy-efficient providing comfort and efficiency simultaneously. Top 22 teams are selected from 16 different countries.

Project Timeline

For a detailed overview of the project and its developmet, please visit the following link:

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Proposal Submission
June 30, 2016

Submission of project proposal to SDME 2018.

Team Selection
September 7, 2016

Congratulatory e-mail and invitation for WGES.

Opening Ceremony
October 5, 2016

SDME Opening Ceremony at WGES.

House Assembly
October, 2018

On site house assembly at SDME 2018, Dubai.

Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018
October 2018

Start of the competition.

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National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST),
Sector H-12,
Islamabad, PK 44000