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

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Energy efficiency is the cheapest, cleanest, and most effective energy resource at our disposal.
Date: 12/31/2008
Type: Article
Reports show that millions of Americans are passionate about seeing the country invest in clean energy and take action to stop climate disruption.
Date: 02/11/2013
Type: Article
“Reinventing Fire” aims to create a clear and practical vision of a fossil-fuel-free future for the United States, backed up by quantitative analysis, and to map a pathway to achieve that future, led largely by business.
Date: 03/17/2010
Type: Slides, Video
Check out these charts and stats showing how energy efficiency has positively impacted almost every aspect of our lives and the US economy.
Date: 10/08/2013
Type: Article
The Department of Energy's ARPA-E will distribute $100 million for research on energy efficient building technologies and smart grid concepts.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: Blog
There is a mismatch of population density and electricity use in the world today.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
At a UN meeting yesterday, the Chinese government pledged to substantially improve the energy efficiency of its buildings. Though seen as a positive step for China, some governments found the lack of specific targets disappointing.
Date: 09/23/2009
Type: News
Energy Star label
The Department of Energy plans to roll out a new "Most Efficient" Energy Star rating for products in the top of their categories. The initial product categories to receive the labels will likely be water heaters, TVs, and appliances.
Date: 11/09/2010
Type: News
Senate Democrats are aiming for committee markup on global warming legislation on Tuesday, with an unprecedented number of hearings scheduled for thorough analysis.
Date: 10/30/2009
Type: News
British Flag
Instead of fighting with corporations over energy legislation, the British government has adopted a collaborative policy of seeking advice on reducing energy consumption from businesses that have already made energy efficiency improvements.
Date: 08/11/2010
Type: Blog

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