Bauer Business Focus: Joseph Meppelink

Roughly half of all energy consumed in this country goes to ordinary buildings. That's putting a premium on developing building materials and technologies that conserve power use, both to cut utility bills and help the environment. Joseph Meppelink is director of applied research at the University of Houston's Hines College of Architecture. He joins Andrew Schneider on this week's "Bauer Business Focus" to discuss the school's Green Building Components Initiative.

Joseph Meppelink is director of applied research at the University of Houston’s Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture.

Joseph Meppelink and Andrew Schneider

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Andrew Schneider

Business Reporter

Andrew Schneider joined KUHF in January 2011, after more than a decade as a print reporter for The Kiplinger Letter...