Building Science

Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment gets Zero Energy Design Designation

Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment Receives Key Designation From the DOE
Sep 28, 2022

Two programs in the Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment earned the first-ever Zero Energy Design Designation from th...

Rob Howard Named Plug-In NC Ambassador
May 31, 2022

One of our building science lecturers, Rob Howard, became a Plug-in NC ambassador in 2019 and is a long-time advocate for the adoption of electric veh...

adaptable solar shades used in a research project

Adaptable Solar Shades Installed
Jan 27, 2022

Graduate students Jackson Sloan and Dani Stockman constructed adaptable solar shades for one of Dr. Foroughi's research projects. The aim is to study ...

3rd place trophy for the Suburban Single Family Division of the 2021 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge

Appalachian Students Place 3rd in Their Division at the 2021 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge
Jun 23, 2021

Building Science students were selected as finalists in the 2021 U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Design Challenge April. Undertaking thi...

Building Science students working at the HVAC controls station

Harris Integrated Solutions Donates HVAC Controls Equipment for Students to Use
Mar 16, 2021

The Building Science program at Appalachian State University would like to thank Harris Integrated Solutions for their extremely generous donation of ...

Lauren Halford and Jacob Wibbens, IDEXlab Students

IDEXlab Students Rethink Design Projects To Respond To COVID-19
Aug 26, 2020

By Amanda BrasierA global pandemic changes everything. For students in Appalachian State University’s IDEXlab this semester, it changed the entire c...

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IDEXlab Team among the recipients for the 2020 Chancellor's Innovation Scholars Program
May 20, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Five winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation...

Building Science at Appalachian State University

Building Science Program Awards
May 13, 2020

The Buildings Science Faculty are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Building Science Program Awards: Most Outstanding Student i...

STBE

STBE to Hire Two Building Science Tenure Track Positions
Dec 3, 2019

The Building Sciences Program in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment (STBE) at Appalachian State University is pleased ...

Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Applicants 2019

NCMCA Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced
Oct 10, 2019

Winners of the ninth annual Sigmon Memorial Scholarship were announced on 09 October after a closed jury review of masonry design proposals in the Kat...