Sustainable Technology

Heating Bench at NEXUS Facility

Second Year of NEXUS Pilot System Operations at Partner Farms Successful
Oct 4, 2019

Note:  NEXUS is an STBE collaborative research site.SummaryThe Nexus team continues its work designing and evaluating technological solutions to ...

App Builds a Home Blitz

From foundation to roof — App Builds a Home takes shape during blitz build
Oct 4, 2019

This article is part of a series about the App Builds a Home project, which began with fundraising in fall 2018 and will continue through the building...

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series - Oct. 21: Ronald DiFelice on Near-Term and Long-Term Prospects for Grid-Scale Energy Storage
Oct 2, 2019

Event DetailsRonald DiFelice, Ph.D., Managing Partner at Energy Intelligence PartnersNear-Term and Long-Term Prospects for Grid-Scale Energy Stor...

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Ryan Miller on North Carolina's Clean Energy Future
Sep 19, 2019

Event DetailsRyan Miller, Founder & Executive Director for the North Carolina Building Performance AssociationBuilding Energy Efficiency: The...

Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Masters in Technology graduates make Building Science Expert list
Sep 18, 2019

Green building company, SIGA, out of Ruswil, Switzerland, has its eye on Building Science leaders... and 2 Master's of Technology graduates of Appalac...

Dr. Jaewon Oh, Assistant Professor in Sustainable Technology, Appalachian State University

Dr. Jaewon Oh selected for Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award
Aug 21, 2019

Dr. Jaewon Oh, assistant professor in Sustainable Technology, has been selected to receive the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak...

Photovoltaics II Class Spring 2019 applied their knowledge by designing and installing an off-grid solar electric system for a real world client.

Photovoltaics II class designs and installs off-grid solar electric system
Jun 20, 2019

The Sustainable Technology program has a new relatively new Photovoltaics II class.  The focus is on battery-based, off-grid solar electric syste...

Appalachian State University Campus

AppState Featured as a Top School for Renewable Energy Programs
May 1, 2019

Prestigious universities like Stanford, Duke, Boston University and MIT have renowned alternative energy programs with cutting-edge technology and glo...

Senior Lecturer Jack Martin in Ludhiana, India with a Neelam Electric Rickshaw. Photo courtesy of Jack Martin

Appalachian professor works with Light Electric Vehicle Association to offer campus classes, training abroad
Apr 25, 2019

Jack Martin, senior lecturer in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment at Appalachian State University, has partnered with...

Dr. Marie Hoepfl, professor in Appalachian's Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, has been honored with the Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award.

Dr. Marie Hoepfl honored with Appalachian’s Graduate Faculty Award
Apr 19, 2019

Dr. Marie Hoepfl, professor and graduate program director for the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, has been awarded the...