Winner of the ZFEP for the America Region!
Bronx Design & Construction Academy was recently named the winner of the Zayed Future Energy Prize for the Americas (South, Central, North) region! We were 1 of 5 high schools around the world awarded this prestigious $100,000 prize. We'll use the funding to build an Energy-Environment Research Center (E2RC) in front of our school! If interested, follow us on our blog (you can subscribe to receive emails), or via twitter.
Here we are in the news:
- Bronx school beats out deep field to snag international award (The Daily News)
- Zayed Future Energy Prize winners named (The National)
- ZFEP Winners and why they won (Gulf News)
- Winners of Zayed Future Energy Prize announced (Khaleej Times)
Energy-Environment Research Center (E2RC)!
Bronx Design & Construction Academy students will build and maintain our Energy-Environment Research Center (E2RC), and ensure this showcase of cutting-edge renewable energy systems is accessible at street-level for students, community members, and all of New York City to learn from. E2RC will help our future energy leaders of tomorrow identify and implement holistic, sustainable solutions to address local, national, and global environmental issues.
- Provide a model educational center where both students and community members can study renewable energy systems.
- Provide a showcase of cutting-edge renewable energy systems that will be visible and available at street-level for students, professionals, academics, engineers, and visitors to learn from.
- Provide an off grid emergency power facility that can be used by the community during power outages and times of need.
- Power an off grid greenhouse used to grow organic produce and sell to the community.