Author: Caleb Swadley

The Home Life Team Demonstrates the Livability of a Solar-Powered Home

By Blake Thomazin & Kayla Nichols When is a House a Home? The Home Life Team Demonstrates the Livability of a Solar-Powered Home During the weeklong Solar Decathlon event in California, teams will have many opportunities to display the living features of their houses, In the Home Life Contest, students must demonstrate that the house is suitable to be a… Read more →

Matt Stockstill

Name: Matt Stockstill, Drury University Major: Architecture. Responsibilities: I am the co-project manager for the team and am in charge of assuring that all phases of the project are completed on time by organizing teams and assigning tasks to various persons including myself. Inspirations: My inspirations include multiple professors from Drury University and the fact that my hard work can make a positive… Read more →

Alaa AlRadwan

Name: Alaa AlRadwan, Drury University Major: Architecture & Graphic Design Responsibilities: My role is Co-project Manager which means I oversee all the components of the project. I have close relationships with all the students involved and make sure to delegate tasks that fit the students interests. I oversee the contest and all the deliverables, I make sure we meet all the deadlines and ensure that… Read more →

Joplin’s State Energy Plan Meeting 2014 and Team ShelteR3

Joplin’s State Energy Plan Meeting 2014 and Team ShelteR3 By Daniela Carvajal   I am part of the Solar Decathlon contest with team Shelter3, and when I found that I could be helpful in a State Energy Plan Meeting in Joplin, I thought it was a worthwhile opportunity to learn and engage more in the project. The day of the… Read more →

Burlington: The City that has Managed High Energy Sustainability

Burlington: The City that has Managed High Energy Sustainability by Daniela Carvajal   Burlington, Vermont, is showing us how energy sustainability can change cities. The city has managed to reach a very high sustainability rate on their energy consumption and production by various means of energy production.   According to PBS Newshour, switching from fossil fuel based energy is likely… Read more →