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

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The standards and research bodies need to work together to set the next generation of standards based on the available technology.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
There is no silver bullet to solve the energy efficiency issue.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Smart Grid
Building efficiency codes could be mandated that are similar to fire safety codes.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Buildings
The three major energy challenges in the US are energy security, environmental sustainability, and economic impact.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
A highlight of this year’s summit was the Town-Hall Meeting where audience members engaged in a dialogue with a panel of three energy experts.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Long term societal forces require new concepts to provide thermal management.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: HVAC
The next generation of batteries is a sustainable, safe, high-energy battery.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Video
Technologies: Batteries
With a home PV array, the electricity meter can runs backwards for most of the day putting excess energy back into the grid, but the cells are too expensive.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Carbon productivity has to be increased to maintain our lifestyle.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Economic Impact
Energy use and technology adoption is, ultimately, an economic question within a policy context.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video

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