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High-efficiency building bloopers revealed through occupant studies

By Erik Gomez, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Many researchers know that new high-efficiency buildings don’t typically get used as intended. The numbers don’t add up, and occupants can easily waste energy if they do not understand how to use the building.

Olympia Avenue dormitory welcomes students

                                                                                    While construction workers focus on the finishing touches, students are carrying bags and suitcases into the new Olympia Avenue student housing facility – WSU’s first green dormitory.   The first student housing facility constructed on the WSU Pullman campus since 1972 will set a new standard of quality for residential life, offering flexibility to […]

Environment friendly dorm available Aug. 2009

A computer generated model of the Olympia Ave student housing facility project. (Photo by Louise Sweeney) Construction of WSU’s newest student housing facility is growing visibly in stature as the superstructure and a crane can be seen on the horizon from Stadium Way.   A facility on the WSU Pullman campus is slated to be complete in […]