"From January to June of this year I had the pleasure of participating in the Northeastern University Co-op Program and work for Second Nature. During my six months there I learned about the many various projects Second Nature has developed and implemented and was able to jump right in and was given my own responsibilities.
One such project was the transition of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) “Group” on Facebook to a “Fan Page.” I was given the responsibility of managing the page and soon began to see how using Social Networking sites can be a vital resource for getting messages out to the public ..." Read More
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This week, we find a solar-powered building built by Boston students to be an inspiring feat! The building was built by a team of seven students from Tufts University and Boston Architectural College as part of the Department of Energy’s 2009 International Solar Decathlon in Washington D.C. Though the “Curio House,” as it was called, didn’t win the competition – it was one of the least costly buildings built ($300,000), and was one of the only buildings to be sold after the competition, said Matthew Thoms, the lead engineer of the team.
Watch a slideshow of photos of the construction of the Curio House, and look for an upcoming blog with more information about Matthew Thoms and the competition!
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