Introduction to the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project Presentations

submitted by: kpezzoli

Keith Pezzoli introduces the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project Presentations. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

Education for Sustainability

submitted by: valerieh2009

This research examines the success of China’s and Great Britain’s programs implementing education for sustainability with their Green Schools and Forest Schools and provides the benefits of having sustainable schools for the environment and student learning. Current research on the success of China’s and Great Britain’s schools suggests that such sustainable programs could also be established in the United States.

LEED Certification: Motives for Implementation

submitted by: omfries
This research investigates environmentally friendly buildings and the incentives or disincentives behind their construction. More specifically, this paper describes the incentives to build LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) projects. Current research displays that LEED buildings generate higher rents and sales price. LEED certification also helps to lower building life-cycle costs meaning lower expenditures for utilities and maintenance. This raises two fundamental...

LEED Building Design: Overview of free market and government incentives

submitted by: USPSD

Overview of the incentives for adopting LEED despite higher start up costs.

Using multimedia to present your work online

submitted by: kpezzoli

Harrison Watts speaks to the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project Presenters about the use of multimedia to present your research online with respect to copyright and academic standards. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

Valuing bicycling and walking as an alternative means of transportation

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Chris Kluth students Cory Anderson, Carol Feucht, Sara Ortiz, and Brady Ruebusch present their work on "Valuing bicycling and walking as an alternative means of transportation" for the grand challenge "Promoting Bicycling and Walking" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project 7.2.1. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

Transportation technologies, policies and practices

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Carolyn Chase students Andrew Chang, Ian Clark, Jason Runyan, and Becky Trayler present their work on "Transportation technologies, policies and practices" for the grand challenge "Planning and Funding Transit Projects" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project 7.1.1. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

Greening of energy production and policy

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Richard Caputo students Won Bae, Jake King and John McMillan present their work on "Greening of energy production and policy" for the grand challenge "Sustainable Energy and Environmental Monitoring" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

Affordable housing development strategies

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Nico Calavita students Jason R Goltiao, Kendra McBean, Nohelia Patel and Claire Tuttle present their work on "Affordable housing development strategies" for the grand challenge "Affordable Housing" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

Regional heritage in architecture and urban design

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Teddy Cruz students Emma Feeney, Jamie Intervalo, Nathaniel Kwak and Charles Liu present their work on "Regional heritage in architecture and urban design" for the grand challenge "Sustainable Design of Buildings & Urban‐Ecological Landscapes" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/