Jeffrey Beard

Episode 5

Captain Planet, Philly Edition

Solar panels, wind power, the Green New Deal. There’s a lot going on in the world of renewable energy, and it can be hard to keep track of. Drexel’s Jeffrey Beard explains how we can “green” our houses and why Philly is perfectly set up to be a sustainable city. View transcript.

About Jeffrey Beard

Jeffrey Beard is an Associate Clinical Professor in Drexel University’s College of Engineering. He earned his BA from Rutgers University, his Master of Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia, and his PhD from Georgia Institute of Technology. He’s worked in the construction industry, and now one of his main areas of interest is in sustainable construction and green building.