|An Energy Analysis and Characterization of Safou (Dacryodes edulis) as Biofuel Feedstock
||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
||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
||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
||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
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|Assessing General Attitudes Towards Sustainability Policies Among Key Stakeholders In Higher Education
||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...