architectural engineering

Re-Imagining Energy: The Built Environment

Almost 40 percent of the energy we use goes to heat, cool, light, and power appliances in the buildings where we live and work. Penn State is a global leader in making its buildings more energy efficient through green design and sustainable construction practices. Part four of a five-part series.

Sez Atamturktur

Sez Atamturktur, head of Penn State's department of architectural engineering, foresees a time when our buildings will integrate physical, cyber, and human elements to be very energy-efficient and healthier and more comfortable for the people who live and work in them.