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Videos from UCSB Summit on Energy Efficiency, May 1-2, 2013  

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The White House Better Buildings Challenge has already saved participants over $1 billion in the first two years of the ten year program. The success of this challenge shows the new trend in energy efficiency that is not only government-mandated, but also market-driven.
Date: 06/12/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings
A group of scientists from University of California, Berkeley, have developed a new tool that measures a building’s dimensions, locates HVAC systems and ductwork, and maps out the location of electrical sources, all in an effort to improve building energy efficiency.
Date: 05/29/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings
New York City’s public housing projects are set to undertake a large-scale energy saving program to try to cut down on both greenhouse gas emissions and a utility bill that now reaches $576 million a year.
Date: 04/17/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings
EnerNOC and ADT deals indicate progress for the startup’s new focus as a commercial property portfolio energy manager.
Date: 04/09/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings
WegoWise has joined forces with Elevate Energy and New Ecology to bring energy efficiency projects to low-income housing in seven states.
Date: 03/10/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings
Studies indicate that advanced sensors and controls have the potential to reduce the energy consumption of buildings by 20-30 percent.
Date: 03/02/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings
By reflecting sunlight and transmitting heat through the Earth's atmosphere, Standford's passive radiator system can cool without any electricity.
Date: 12/01/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings
Buildings must emit radically less CO2 during construction and occupation. This often leads to the assumption that we should be delivering ‘Zero-Carbon Buildings’. However, this is the wrong target for buildings, radical energy efficiency is the right target for buildings.
Date: 10/31/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings
The deployment phase is underway for UC Santa Barbara's energy-efficient networked lighting control systems.
Date: 12/12/2013
Type: News
Cree, the LED company best known for their $10 LED bulb, announced a 75W-equivalent, 1100 lumen model, priced at $24.
Date: 12/03/2013
Type: News

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