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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 ...

TEECA 2015 Winners

ASU Students Place First in Transportation at 2015 Eastern Region TEECA Conference
Nov 12, 2015

Students from Appalachian State University placed first in Transportation at the 2015 Eastern Region TEECA Conference this week in Virginia Beach. TEE...

Building Science Student Team Wins Second Place in Design/Build

Building Science Students Win Awards at ASC Region 2 Competition
Nov 2, 2015

The Building Science program had individual students and student teams place in the 2015 Associated Schools of Construction Region 2 Competition. Led ...

Nathan Anderson explaining the compost heating system at Nexus

Nexus Open House a Success
Oct 23, 2015

On Wednesday, October 21, faculty and students involved in the STBE "Nexus" project hosted an open house for members of the campus and regional commun...

Nexus Research Facility

Nexus Research Facility Conducts Open House on National Bioenergy Day
Oct 23, 2015

On October 21, 2015, local farmers and the general public were invited to learn about our research on a biomass greenhouse heating system. This event ...

Beech Mountain Small Wind Facility

Small Wind at Beech Mountain Provides Research and Learning for Students
Sep 28, 2015

The Small Wind Research and Demonstration Site is a set of small wind turbines maintained and experimented on by Appalachian State and is located in B...

IDEXlab Parking Day

Building Science Students Build Outdoor Classrooms for Parking Day
Sep 28, 2015

Friday, September 18th, Building Science students participated in Park(ing) Day, an international event that encourages participants to transform park...