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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...

Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

STBE to Hire a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Building Science program
Jul 24, 2019

Visiting Assistant Professor in the Building Science program within the Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment (STBE), ...

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...

This concept rendering for the App Builds a Home project shows the outside of the home. When creating design elements for the home, Appalachian’s IDEXlab team considered cost, comfort, energy performance, constructability and environmental benefits.

App Builds a Home — App State’s IDEXlab designs zero energy ready home
Jun 20, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University students encountered both challenges and rewards when designing a zero energy ready house for App Builds ...

D. Jason Miller, associate professor in Appalachian’s Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, is the university’s recipient of the 2019 University of North Carolina Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award. Photo submitted

Appalachian winner announced for 2019 NC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award
May 13, 2019

By Jan ToddPosted May 10, 2019 at 2:08 p.m.BOONE, N.C. — D. Jason Miller, associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Departme...

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...

Jake Haire, Class of 2020 Construction Management, Appalachian State University

Appalachian senior Jake Haire builds on his future through KMI International internship
Apr 26, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — This summer, Jake Haire, a building sciences–construction management major from Woodleaf, will build on his Appalachian St...