Journal of Technology Studies

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 2, Fall

Design, Operation, and Analysis of a Floating Water Fountain System Using Renewable Energy Technology
AbstractEngineering and technological applications of renewable energy installations, such as photovoltaic (solar) energy, are making important contributions toward the development of environmentally friendly products and processes for a more sustainable...
Printing Processes Used to Manufacture Photovoltaic Solar Cells
AbstractThere is a growing need for renewable energy sources, and solar power is a good option in many instances. Photovoltaic solar panels are now being manufactured via various methods, and different printing processes are being incorporated into the...
Sustainable Design: An Educational Imperative
AbstractThis contribution presents a curriculum model and pedagogy for teaching sustainability concepts to industrial design students at the Metropolitan State College of Denver (MSCD). The curriculum provides students with instruction about low-impact...
Toward a Zero Energy Home: Applying Swiss Building Practices/Attitudes to U.S. Residential Construction
AbstractThis project evaluated typical U.S. and Swiss homes to identify construction practices that are most energy efficient and have economic payback. A net zero energy home (ZEH) produces as much energy as is consumed in it over time. Students in...