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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 ...

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 ...