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Simi Hoque Speaks at Windsor Conference in the UK (May 1st, 2014)

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BCT faculty member Simi Hoque presented her and Ben Weil’s research on April 13, 2014 at the Windsor Conference in the UK in a presentation called “Cold Comfort – Thermal Satisfaction in Academia”. For more on the conference and a link to download the proceedings, follow this link: http://windsorconference.com

BCT faculty to host One Day Mass Energy Conference (Apr 4th, 2014)

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On May 1st, 2014, the UMASS Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources is hosting the “One Day Mass Energy Conference” to help communities with renewable energy and energy efficiency. Participate in a one-day workshop connecting municipal and planning officials, community groups, and businesses. Explore the opportunities […]

BCT Student Chapter Wins Award at International Builders’ Show (Feb 12th, 2014)

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This past week, the UMass chapter of the National Association of Homebuilders travelled to Las Vegas to compete in the Residential Construction Management Competition, a star feature of the International Builders’ Show. This was UMass’ first time ever being represented at the RCMC after many past chapters had tried to complete the project, but failed […]

BCT PhD student’s “UMass 9/11 Intervention” on display in Campus Center (Jan 24th, 2014)

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This work, designed and built by BCT Ph.D. student Soroush Farzinmoghadam, is in tribute to the victims of 2001 terrorist attacks. From Soroush’s website: 9/11 was a terrorist attack on the United States and the entire international community. Thousands perished; innocent citizens from over ninety different nations. It has changed the history much as Japan’s strike against […]

Check out BCT’s new calendar (Jan 7th, 2014)

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We now have a very capable calendar system on the BCT website. It basically looks like this: Instead of looking at it as a picture, you can also check out the live calendar here: http://bct.eco.umass.edu/about-us/calendar/ What makes it even better than sliced bread is that you can subscribe to calendar events (using iCal) with any […]