General Interest

Installed Homebiogas digester

Cooking with Home Biogas
Nov 28, 2018

The Nexus research group with help from students in the Biofuels Technology course have installed a unique small-scale biodigester to convert organic ...

Appalachian alumnus Bill Pfleger

Appalachian alumnus Bill Pfleger explores ‘The New Energy Landscape’ through microgrid technology
Nov 27, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — During the kick-off talk in Appalachian State University’s fall 2018 Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Alumni Edition, Bill Pfleger...

Betty's Biscuits PV Design with STBE Appstate

Appropriate Tech grad student helps local food truck go solar
Nov 13, 2018

Boone, NC - Local restauranteur, Tina Houston, operates a successful food truck, Betty's Biscuits. Until this past sunny, late fall Sunday, she powere...

NCMCA Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Winners

NCMCA Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced
Oct 29, 2018

Winners of the eighth annual Sigmon Memorial Scholarship were announced on 18 October after a closed jury review of masonry design proposals in the Ka...

Studio IV Proposals Exhibited in Plemmons Student Union

Studio IV Proposals Exhibited in Plemmons Student Union
Oct 22, 2018

As part of the Black Mountain College semester at Appalachian (Spring 2018), eighteen students in TEC 4748 Architectural Design Studio IV, were given ...

Sean Hayes, Senior Vice President of Operations at Carolina Solar Services

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Sean Hayes, Senior Vice President of Operations at Carolina Solar Services
Oct 19, 2018

Sean Hayes, Senior Vice President of Operations at Carolina Solar Services (previously Executive Director of The Oberlin Project)The Oberlin Proj...

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Bill Pfleger - The New Energy Landscape: Trends Facilitating Microgrids & Future Directions
Sep 11, 2018

Bill Pfleger, Solutions Architect ManagerMicrogrid Competency Center at Schneider ElectricThe New Energy Landscape: Trends Facilitating Microgrids &am...

Building Science Architectural Design Studio III Empathy Design

Building Science Architectural Design Studio III to DESIGN deliberate housing schemes for local nonprofit LIFE Village, Inc.
Sep 11, 2018

BOONE, NCAfter the successful completion of a tiny home build for local non-profit LIFE Village (Living Innovations For Exceptional), the Department o...

Dr. Reza Foroughi STBE Faculty at Appstate

Building Science Welcomes Dr. Reza Foroughi to Faculty
Sep 10, 2018

The Building Science program welcomes Dr. Reza Foroughi as its newest assistant professor this fall. Dr. Foroughi holds a master’s degree in Archite...

Dr. Jamie Russell Appointed Appalachian Energy Center Interim Director
Sep 7, 2018

Dr. Jamie Russell has been appointed to serve as the interim director of the Appalachian Energy Center for the 2018-2019 academic year. Russell i...