Solar Decathlon Europe 2014


Maison Reciprocity is a project of Team Réciprocité, a partnership between undergraduate and graduate students of Appalachian State University and Université d’Angers, seeking to offer society an answer to the lack of affordable, healthy, high-quality, durable, sustainable, and adaptable housing. With Maison Reciprocity, Team Réciprocité strives to reinvent modern living in row house neighborhoods. We were one of 20 teams from around the world, and one of only two U.S. teams, competing in the Solar Decathlon Europe 2014. Our web site is The Solar Decathlon Europe competition took place July 1 through July 14. You can see the results and photos at:

Members of our team include:

Above: Team managers Bill Pleger (Co-Project Director), Scott Hopkins (Construction), Mike Germano (Architecture and BIM), Ariel Shockley (Architecture), Mark Bridges (Communication), Bryce Oakley (Co-Project Director), Sean Collins (Safety), and Lukas Burgher (Engineering). Below:  Robin Delarm Neri (Energy Modeling), Tina McCorkindale (Communication), Lisa Suggs (Sponsorship), Chuck Perry (Construction), Jamie Russell (Principal Investigator), Jason Miller (Architecture), Eric Burgoyne (Sponsorship), and Chad Everhart have provided leadership to the project.