News & Events

Retrofit Housing Team Wins Their Division at Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Finals in Colorado
May 9, 2023

The Appalachian State student team competing in the retrofit housing division at the finals for the Solar Decathlon Design Challenge won their divisio...

Dr. Jack Martin Featured in Special Fabrics Review Magazine Issue
Apr 21, 2023

Dr. John "Jack" Martin, one of our Sustainable Technology professors, was recently featured in an article in the new issue of Special Fabrics Review.T...

Solar Decathlon Teams Going to Finals in Golden, CO
Apr 17, 2023

An interdepartmental collaboration between Building Sciences (STBE), Interior Design (AD), and Communications has resulted in Appalachian State receiv...

SBA Students Compete in ABC/CMC Competition Over Spring Break
Apr 4, 2023

During the Spring break, Dr. Reza Foroughi (the SBA/ABC student club advisor) and Victor Lorenzo (an SBA/ABC club member) participated in the Ass...

App State Graduate Students Receive $25,000 Award from DOE EnergyTech Competition
Mar 16, 2023

STBE graduate students Clayton Pope, Robert Conolly, and Daniel Rose participated in a national pitch competition called the Energy Tech University Pr...

USGBC Holding LEED GA Workshop March 24th
Feb 17, 2023

The Student Chapter of the United States Green Building is excited to announce our upcoming LEED GA Workshop.  Workshop Location and Time:&n...

SBA at IBS Convention 2023

SBA Trip to Las Vegas for the NAHB Convention and International Builders' Show
Feb 8, 2023

The Student Builder's Association club was able to fundraise money to send some of its members to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Con...

COP 27 meeting

Grace Waugh, Sustainable Technology major, Attends COP27 in Egypt with Appalachian State University Delegation
Jan 13, 2023

One of our Sustainable Technology majors, Grace Waugh, was invited, along with five other Appalachian State University students as the college's deleg...

SBA Hosts Dog House Building Competition in November, 2022
Jan 6, 2023

The Student Builder's Association (SBA) held a dog house build competition in November, 2022. The Whiting-Turner contracting company graciously donate...

Sustainable Design and Construction class project

Sustainable Design and Construction Course Designs and Builds with Scrap Materials
Dec 12, 2022

Looking for tips to reduce construction debris? Reuse the remnants!Appalachian State University's Building Science Program initiates an effort to desi...