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?
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
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