Energy Program Coordinator, Position #100755
This position will have responsibility for identifying and implementing assigned energy conservation programs on the NC State campuses. This work will include preparing program scope statements, specifications, and building data, as well as solicitation and evaluation of proposals, and making recommendations for award. Program schedule, completion and inspection of work performed, and documenting resulting energy savings are also included…Continue
Added by Anna Leonard on October 12, 2011 at 11:32am — No Comments
Great review of Appalachian State's Performance so far at the Solar Decathlon! A third place in Architecture was received today!
..."But the People's Choice Award votes were going to the joint across the street, Appalachian State's Solar Homestead, a rambling collection of boxes with a great big shady porch, an outdoor kitchen, and a tiny in-law apartment. Maybe it was their eager outreach (team members were handing out mirrorized…Continue
Appalachian State University has installed their very first green roof on campus. It is located at Katherine Harper Hall (formaly Kerr Scott Hall). This building is host to technology programs including Building Science and Appropriate Technology. These majors will no doubt benefit from this installation as a hands-on learning opportunity. A green roof helps to reduce energy costs while reducing green-house emissions and enhancing storm-water managment. Read more about this…Continue
Building on a pledge in his State of the Union address to invest in infrastructure and clean energy, President Obama will unveil proposals today to improve the energy efficiency of commercial buildings with tax incentives and competitive grants to states and municipalities.
Obama plans to announce the Better Buildings Initiative during today's trip to State College, Pa., home to Penn…Continue