Making Apartments More Resilient Makes Sense, So Why Aren’t We?

If Superstorm Sandy taught us anything, it's that we need housing that can withstand natural disasters. But resiliency efforts often focus on detached, single-family houses and ignore larger multifamily dwellings. At a more fundamental level, multifamily buildings represent some of our most energy-efficient   residential structures. Studies show that residents of multifamily housing consume far less … Continue reading Making Apartments More Resilient Makes Sense, So Why Aren’t We?

Homeowners Sue Builder for Energy Inefficient Home

Original story by: Marija B. Vader for the Colorado Springs Business Journal The owner of a new home in the Colorado Springs subdivision, Gold Hill Mesa, filed suit this month against the builder, saying the home is not as energy-efficient as the builder purported. Further, the builder knew the home wasn’t as energy-efficient during the sales process, said … Continue reading Homeowners Sue Builder for Energy Inefficient Home

N.C. A&T engineering student groups organize conference on sustainability in transportation

This post makes me proud as a former chapter president of ASCE and member of ITE at A&T during undergrad. Way to go Aggies! - - - (from Aggie Research) Engineering students are organizing a statewide conference, “Sustainability in Transportation,” to be held Thursday September 26 at N.C. A&T. The full-day event is targeted to … Continue reading N.C. A&T engineering student groups organize conference on sustainability in transportation