Tiny House Competition Pt. 2

GRAND PRIZE OF $30,000.

IT'S ALL PART OF SMUD'S FIRST TINY HOUSE COMPETITION.

WE ARE LIVE FROM SACRAMENTO CHECKING OUT.

HEY.

Reporter: YES.

I WAS JUST GIGGLING TO MYSELF.

IT'S THE BIGGEST TINY HOUSE COMPETITION OF IT'S KIND.

THE HOUSE WE ARE HERE AT WAS BUILT BY STUDENTS SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY.

LUE NOTICE IT'S ON THAT PLATFORM.

THIS HOUSE SPINS AROUND ACCORDING TO THE SUN SO IT CAN COLLECT THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF ENERGY.

I WANTED TO ASK THEM TO MOVE IT BUT THIS COMPETITION INCLUDES A PORTION ON ENERGY EFFICIENT SO WE DON'T WANT TO MESS UP THEIR SCORE.

WE GOT THEM TO TURN THE LIGHTS ON.

WE WILL COME INSIDE AND YOU WILL SEE AND HEAR THIS BEAUTIFUL HOME.

ONE OF NINE IN THE AREA — IN THE LITTLE CENTRAL PARK IS WHAT WE ARE CALLING IT.

COMPETING IN THE COMPETITION AND WE HAVE JJ HERE.

IS HE A SENIOR STUDYING MECHANICAL ENGINEERING.

HE HAS 15 OTHERS ON HIS TEAM.

GIVE US A QUICK TOWER OF THE HOUSE.

THE CAMERA IS IN THE BEDROOM.

WE HAVE A RAISED PLATFORM AND A MURPHY BEDT.

FOLDS DOWN AND TRANSFORMS A LIVING ROOM TO A BEDROOM.

Reporter: WHEN HE COMES DOWN THIS WAY.

SURE.

Reporter: AND THERE IS A LOT OF STORAGE IN THE FLOOR WHERE WE ARE NOT HOLDING ALL OF OUR DIFFERENT SYSTEMS.

Reporter: THAT'S –.

YOU CAN SEE WE HAVE A LOT OF EXTRA STORAGE UNDERNEATH HERE.

CUSHIONS AND EXTRA PILLOWS FOR THE COUP MANY.

Reporter: WHEN WE COME DOWN THE STAIRS YOU CAN STAY 77 HERE AND WE WILL GET SCOTT COME DOWN.

WHAT IS THIS? IT'S THE KITCHEN AND READING NOOK AREA.

THE KITCHEN IS ABOUT A 12-FOOT LONG PAPER STONE COUNTER TOP AND MADE OUT OF REPSYCHED PAPER MATERIAL AND ALL THE CABINETS RECLAIMED ROAD FROM THE BASKETBALL COURT.

WE TOOK THAT WHEN TESTIFY TORE IT UP.

REPURPOSEED IT.

Reporter: THAT'S SO COOL.

ONE NEAT THING.

THE GRAND PRIZE IS TEN GRAND.

AM THE PRIZES TOTALING $30,000.

JUST SO YOU KNOW THE KIDS DIDN'T GET ANY FUNDS ON THIS STUDENTS.

THEY ARE BROWN ADULTS.

GROWN ADULTS.

YOU HAD TO FUND RAISE.

THE COOL THING EACH OF THE HOUSES OUT HERE — WHAT HAPPEN SOCIAL SECURITY DIFFERENT.

SOME HAVE BEEN SOLD.

YOU GUYS HAVE DECIDED TO DO WHAT WITH YOUR HOUSE? WE WILL DONATE OUR HOUSE.

WE HAVE FOUND AN ORGANIZATION IN GILROY CALIFORNIA CALLED OPERATION FREEDOM — SOCIAL SECURITY DOGS WITH VETERANS AND THEY DO FANTASTIC WORK AND THEY COULD USE THIS HOUSE.

Reporter: WHEN DOES THAT — WHEN WILL YOU BRING THIS TO THEM? WHAT CAN YOU TELL US THAT — WHAT KIND OF WORK DO THEY DO? THEY GO THROUGH A YEAR LONG TRAINING PROCESS WITH A VETERAN AND SERVICE DOG.

THEY COME FROM ALL OVER THE WEST COAST AND WILL TRAIN FOR A YEAR LIKE I SAID.

Reporter: WHAT HAS THIS EXPERIENCE BEEN LIKE? YOU SAID ARE YOU STILL TRYING TO DADE WHAT YOU WANT TO DO.

THIS IS KIND OF THE PROJECT YOU WOULD NEVER GET INSIDE A CLASSROOM OR LAB.

SO, BEING ABLE TO BUILD SOMETHING LIKE THIS AND SEE IT FROM START TO FINISH HAS BEEN ABSOLUTELY AMAZING.

Reporter: AND THANK YOU SCOTT FOR PROMPTING ME BECAUSE ONE OF THE COOLEST HIMS ABOUT THIS HOUSE — IS HE WALKING UP THE HOUSE IS THIS DECK.

WE DIDN'T GET TO GO THROUGH ALL OF THE HOUSES HERE BUT YOU GUYS CAN GET YOUR CHANCE TOMORROW.

THEY ARE DOING A BIG OPEN HOUSE FROM NINE TO FOUR.

THERE IS GOING TO BE FOOD.

A LOT OF FUN ACTIVITIES AND LOVELY PEOPLE WILL GIVE YOU A TOUR OF THE HOME.

9:00 A.

M.

TOMORROW.

Reporter: THERE YOU HAVE IT.

COME DOWN.

CHECK IT OUT.

KICK IT HERE ON THE DECK OF THIS SWEET HOUSE THEY WISH WAS MINE.

MAXIMIZING THE SPACE.

I LIKE THE UPSTAIRS DECK.