AEC News

Southeastern Student Sustainability Conference
Oct 16, 2019

Friday, February 28 - Sunday, March 1, 2020Appalachian State University - Boone, NCConference Info: This annual conference brings together studen...

State Energy Conference of North Carolina
Oct 16, 2019

Save the Date for the 2020 State Energy Conference!The State Energy Conference provides actionable insight into the business of energy, connecting tec...

Introduction to Photovoltaic System Design & Construction Workshop
Oct 16, 2019

Interested to get into the solar field but don't know where to start? This 40-hour workshop will introduce participants to the fundamentals of solar e...

Community FEaST 2019
Oct 9, 2019

AppalFRESH, the Appalachian Food Research for Equity Sustainability and Health Collaborative is hosting the third annual Community FEaST (Fo...

Second Year of NEXUS Pilot System Operations at Partner Farms Successful
Aug 28, 2019

SummaryThe Nexus team continues its work designing and evaluating technological solutions to extend the growing season for small-scale farmers in Sout...

Solar PV array on Frank Hall, ASU campus

AEC Launches New Energy Extension Program
Aug 28, 2019

Appalachian receives many requests for assistance on energy topics because of the sustainable technology and building science degree programs and many...

Greenhouse Solar Thermal System
Aug 27, 2019

Students in solar thermal technology (fall TEC 4628 and spring TEC 5628) have been involved in the design, construction, commissioning, and testing of...

Betty's Biscuits Food Truck

Betty's Biscuits Goes Solar
Aug 27, 2019

Boone, NC - Local restauranteur, Tina Houston, operates a successful food truck, Betty's Biscuits. Until this past sunny, late fall Sunday, she powere...

Mobile PV System Enables Flexible Use
Aug 27, 2019

In the summer of 2018, Cameron Van Dyke, Assistant Professor in the Applied Design Department, reached out to Brent Summerville, Practitioner-in-Resid...

Off-Grid Electric System - Kellogg Residence
Aug 27, 2019

The Sustainable Technology program has a new relatively new Photovoltaics II class.  The focus is on battery-based, off-grid solar electric syste...