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Cassie Phillips speaks about sustainable forestry (Sep 22nd, 2014)

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Last Friday we had the pleasure of hosting a lecture by Cassie Phillips, Vice President for Sustainable Forestry at Weyerhaeuser. She spoke as part of this semester’s impromptu BCT lecture series “Building with Wood” and her talk presented a global view on sustainable forestry, covering issues like land use changes, forestry practices, and forest certification systems. BCT would like […]

Learn more about the IDB on our project page (Jul 24th, 2014)

First renderings have been made available by the architects of the Integrated Design Building (IDB), BCT’s new home starting 2016. You can view those and learn more about the project (including current status and donation opportunities) on our new project page: http://bct.eco.umass.edu/about-us/the-integrated-design-building-at-umass-bcts-new-home-in-2016/

Commencement 2014 (May 10th, 2014)

Cool sign, guys!

We had the absolute pleasure to congratulate our graduating undergrad (BS) and grad (MS) students today and yesterday at UMass’ commencement. Most but definitely not all of our undergrads are shown in the image above. Below are more impressions from these ceremonies. We are so proud of you all!!! All the best from us.

BCT NAHB Student Chapter Volunteers for Rebuilding Springfield (May 4th, 2014)

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On Saturday April 26th the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Student Chapter in BCT volunteered for Rebuilding Springfield. The rainy weather did not stop the NAHB members and the many other volunteers from cleaning up yards, fixing homes, and helping out residents of the neighborhood. Students at this event were Neil Hourahan, John Coroa, […]

BCT’s Damery Instrumental in Bringing $6M in Funding to UMass Amherst to Form New Energy Extension Initiative (May 2nd, 2014)

As announced at yesterday’s day-long workshop “Helping Communities with Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency”, BCT’s faculty member David Damery was instrumental in bringing this important energy extension initiative to UMass. From the press release: AMHERST – Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Rick Sullivan today announced a four-year, $6 million grant to form a new […]