Sustainable Technology

Solar Thermal Technology Fall 2018

Innovation Scholar’s Program unique Greenhouse Solar Thermal System
Mar 20, 2018

Students in solar thermal technology (fall TEC 4628 and spring TEC 5628) have been involved in the design, construction, commissioning, and testing of...

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

Speaker Series--Putting Building Science into Practice: Technology and Building Forensics - March 26
Mar 20, 2018

Jarrett B. Davis, AMB, CGP, CDT, LEED AP BD+C, National Technical & Building Science Director – Max-Life Industries and Taylor Clay ProductsPutt...

Chris Stevens, Technology Grad Student Repairing Turbine

Wind Turbine at Boone Crane & Rigging Repaired by STBE Grad Students
Mar 14, 2018

If you've driven into Boone on Hwy 321 in the past couple of years, you may have noticed the small wind turbine at Boone Crane & Rigging. On a win...

Sonlight prototype install at Beech Mountain

Sonsight Wind funds prototype testing of small wind turbine
Feb 26, 2018

BOONE, N.C.—Brent Summerville, practitioner-in-residence in Appalachian State University’s Department of Sustainable Technology and Built Environm...

Zach Sprau, Class of 2011, 2017

Zach Sprau, STBE Alumnus: Solar Project Benefits Regional Homeless shelter
Jan 30, 2018

BOONE, N.C.—Zach Sprau ’11 ’17 graduated from Appalachian State University with bachelor’s degrees in music performance and psychology, a mast...

Brian Bednar Speaking on Solar Electricity Development in the Southeast
Oct 12, 2017

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series welcomes Brian Bednar, speaking on Solar Electricity Development in the Southeast: Process and Prospects for the Fut...

CareerFest Fall 2017

CareerFest Provides Overwhelming Opportunities for Students
Sep 27, 2017

Of the 130 employers filling Holmes Convocation Center for CareerFest on September 26, more than 40 offered positions in support of Department of Sust...

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Sustainable Energy Speaker Series
Sep 8, 2017

The Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment is once again partnering with the Appalachian Energy Center to host the Sust...

Energy Summit 2017 Theme

Energy Summit 2017 at Appalachian State University July 10-12
Jul 11, 2017

The 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit is happening July 10-12.  This year's theme is “Perspectives: Policy & Practice” and will highlight mu...

Formula Sun Grand Prix 2017

Team Sunergy Finishes Second at 2017 Formula Sun Grand Prix!
Jul 10, 2017

It was a roller coaster 3 days at the Formula Sun Grand Prix in Austin, Texas (July 3-9).  As the first team to complete qualification, Apperion,...