Hoepfl, Marie

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An Energy Analysis and Characterization of Safou (Dacryodes edulis) as Biofuel Feedstock 2010 4429 Safou (Dacryodes edulis) is a fruit indigenous to West Africa with considerable potential as an oil crop. Safou fruit experiences as much as 40-50% post-harvest losses. The need to recover value lost due to fruit spoilage and Safou’s potential as a...
Acoustic Emission Characterization of Six Wind Turbines: A Diagnostic Tool to Isolate, Identify, and Quantify Point Source Contributors to a Wind Turbine’s Noise 2012 4560 The diagnostic tool developed in this study was designed to perform acoustic analyses to enhance the International Electrotechnical Commission’s (IEC) 61400-11, edition 2.1 Standard. The IEC Standard, which is the current international standard for c...
Quantification of ENERGY STAR® Qualification for New Homes: An Investigation of Market Impacts 2013 758 Buildings represent 41% of the annual energy consumption in the United States, more than either manufacturing or transportation. As society becomes increasingly energy conscious, individuals seek new ways to reduce residential energy usage. As a resu...
Energy Efficiency in The Kingsport Housing Redevelopment Authority (Khra) Riverview Place: Actual Vs. Predicted 2014 699 Annual energy costs are rising and threatening the affordability of public housing and are subsequently increasing subsidy payments from the government. Action needs to be taken to reduce energy consumption and to improve the energy efficiency of lo...
Walkability Analysis of the Self-Guided Walking Tour in Downtown Durham, North Carolina 2015 311 No abstract available...
Assessing General Attitudes Towards Sustainability Policies Among Key Stakeholders In Higher Education 2016 132 This study investigated, through the use of semi-structured interviews, the general attitudes and perceptions held by key stakeholders at Appalachian State University towards sustainability policies. Key stakeholders were determined by their relation...
Addressing Resource Intermittency Through Co-Locating Utility-Scale Wind And Pv Systems: Strategies For Meeting Regional Electrical Demand With Renewable Energy 2017 51 This thesis identifies and analyzes the benefits of co-locating wind and PV power production technologies. To analyze the benefits of co-locating wind and PV power production technologies, a novel empirically driven economic optimization model was de...
Empirical Analysis Of Short-Term Variability From Utility-Scale Solar Farms In North Carolina 2017 28 The core purpose of this study was to investigate the issue of resource intermittency and variability of solar power at the utility scale. Variability remains a primary driver of increased cost associated with integrating solar into the electric grid...