Sustainable Technology

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.

Building Science, Sustainable Technology
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... Sustainable Technology

ASU Race to Zero Team

Students Finish as Finalists in the US DOE Race to Zero Competition
May 20, 2015

BOONE—Appalachian State University finished as a top five finalist out of 39 teams, and the only university from North Carolina, that... Building Science, Sustainable Technology, Graduate Program

bioshelter lab sign

EPA P3 grant helps researchers at Appalachian explore affordable alternative energy options
Dec 3, 2014

Making a living as the owner of a small farm can be a hit or miss proposition.

Sustainable Technology, Building Science