Students’ Award-Winning Project Reduces Energy Consumption and Pollution on Campus

March 11, 2015

By investigating uncomfortable temperatures in Maxwell Hall, four engineering students have helped reduce the building’s overall energy usage, pollution, and cost of heating. Their efforts have provided Maxwell’s occupants with a cozier learning environment and have created an estimated savings ...

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A Niche for Biomass

February 5, 2015

Renewable,  bio-based products may offer many benefits ranging from decreased greenhouse gas emissions to improved domestic energy security. However, despite growing interest in replacing fossil resources with renewable alternatives, biomass refining industries, particularly those producing biofuels, have struggled to compete ...

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