New South Wales Deputy Premier The Hon John Barilaro MP has officially opened what is believed to be Australia’s first dementia-friendly, net-zero energy house, designed and built by a team of students from UOW and TAFE NSW.

The Desert Rose House is a student-designed and built house that produces more energy than it uses. The house will compete in the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018, an international design and construction competition that focuses on sustainability.

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