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Appalachian State’s Team [In]sight Takes Second Place at Race to Zero
May 30, 2017

Team Appalachian [In]sight, a group of seven graduate and undergraduate students representing Appalachian State University’s Department of Sustainab...

2016 STBE Attendees

Sustainability Conference Inspires Department
Oct 19, 2016

The Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment sent a group of students and faculty to the ASSHE Conference in Baltimore October...

Team (Re)Connect -- 2016 Race to Zero Winners

Appalachian State Team Wins First Place in USDOE Race to Zero Competition 2016
Oct 15, 2016

A team of students won first-place honors in the US Department of Energy Race to Zero competition 2016 in the "Suburban Single-Family Housing" contest...

Team Sunergy, Solar Car, Apperion, Appalachian State University Sustainability

Team Sunergy Shines
Aug 25, 2016

App State's Solar Car Team, Sunergy, places 3rd at the Formula Sun Grand Prix in Pittsburgh and 6th in the American Solar Challenge - a 1975 mile race...

2016 Appalachian Solar Vehicle Team

Appalachian's Solar Vehicle Team Competes in the Formula Sun Grand Prix and the American Solar Challenge
Jul 25, 2016

"Team Sunergy is competing in the American Solar Challenge (ASC) and the Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP). The ASC is a 1,975 mile road race beginning on...

Solar Vehicle Team

Solar Vehicle Team prepares for international collegiate races at NCCAR
Apr 15, 2016

BOONE—While many students were coming back from spring break on Saturday, March 12, Appalachian State's Solar Vehicle Team (SVT) was returning from ...

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ASU's Solar Homestead one of nine designs for Deltec's innovative net-zero homes
Apr 8, 2016

Deltec Homes of Asheville, NC has launched a new line of super efficient, net-zero energy homes starting under $100,000. ASU's Solar Homestead, winner...

Ryan Gillespie with his e-bike

Feasibility Study Tests E-bike Market in Boone
Apr 8, 2016

Ryan Gillespie has big ideas to improve the commuter experience in Boone. Gillespie, a senior Sustainable Technology major in the College of Fine and ...

Brent Summerville and Robb O'Brien install a wind measurement system

Wind Power Measurements at Kerr Scott Reservoir with Army Corps of Engineers
Jan 28, 2016

Brent Summerville (Sustainable Technology's Practitioner-in-Residence) and graduate student Robb O'Brien installed a wind measurement system on the Ke...

Vice President Houser and Provost Kruger

2+2 Architectural Technology Agreement Signed with Wilkes Community College
Jan 4, 2016

BOONE—An agreement between Wilkes Community College and Appalachian State University opens up a seamless pathway for students interested in earning ...