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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...

Electric Grid Class Students Tour New River Light & Power Facilities
Dec 2, 2022

On Thursday,  November 11, 2022, the Electric Grid class taught by Dr. Sohad Abu-Elzait toured the New River Light and Power facilities in Boone....

Local Students Participate in Clean Energy Field Trip at App State

AEC, STBE, GES, and OOS Host Clean Energy Field Trip for Local Students
Nov 8, 2022

Community outreach and education is critical to us in Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment and for the Appalachian Energy Center.  On...

SBA Students' Cornhole Tournament

SBA Club Holds a Cornhole Build and Tournament Sponsored by Samet Corporation and ABC
Nov 4, 2022

Our student clubs continue to host workshops and speakers, and build (in this case, fun) projects   On October 25, 2022, the Student Builder...

Jack Martin's Solar Bike Adventure
Oct 28, 2022

Not only do our Sustainable Technology and Built Environment faculty teach well, but they also embark on grand adventures--sustainable, of course.&nbs...

Appalachian State University Architecture Students' Design Wins 2022 NCMCA Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Masonry Design Competition
Oct 26, 2022

On October 25, 2022, seven Appalachian State University student teams enrolled in the Architecture Studio III course competed in the 2022 NCMCA Sigmon...

Dr. Reza Foroughi Presents at the 17th International Conference of Advanced Building Skins
Oct 26, 2022

Dr. Reza Foroughi presented his latest research study on" Designing Interactive and Intelligent Photovoltaic (PV) Facades for School Classrooms" at th...

James R. Vannoy & Sons Construction Company Supports New Practitioner Position
Oct 25, 2022

The Building Sciences program of STBE at Appalachian State University would like to thank  regional construction company James R. Vannoy &am...

App Students Needed for Multi-Disciplinary Solar District Cup Team
Oct 18, 2022

We are soliciting applications of Appalachian State University students from different departments for a mutidisciplinary team to develop a project fo...

Solar-Ops technicians Calian Micallef, Jack Lundie, and Caroline Piephoff. Both Jack (STBE) and Caroline (Physics) are App State alumni.

Solar-Ops and App State Partner on Wind and New EV Charging Station Monitor
Oct 13, 2022

Solar Operations Solutions (Solar-Ops), in collaboration with Appalachian State University's Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Envi...