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AIAS Winner of 4th Annual Gingerbread Competition

Building Science Student Club Wins 4th Annual Gingerbread Competition
Dec 4, 2017

AIAS, the American Institute of Architectural Students Club, took the overall trophy in the 4th Annual Gingerbread House Competition held on November ...

Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Winners 2017

Building Science Students Place 1st in the 2017 Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Competition
Nov 21, 2017

Congratulations to Building Science students, Elvie Sumner and Tori Whicker for their 1st place finish in the 2017 Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Competi...

Green Building & Energy

The Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment Opens 2 Faculty Positions
Oct 24, 2017

With a growing number of students and classes, two positions have been added to the department:  Assistant Professor of Building Science and Assi...

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,...

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NEXUS: University-based multidisciplinary research site in service to local community
Jun 6, 2017

Purpose and Vision:  The NEXUS at Appalachian State University is a multidisciplinary team of faculty and students housed in the Department of Su...

MobiLab at the North Carolina Small Wind Application Center at Beech Mountain

The MOBILab goes mobile!
May 30, 2017

This February, the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment sent the MOBILab - an energy self-sufficient mobile classroom and re...