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

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A number of lenders are now offering mortgages deal for people who borrow money to make their homes more energy efficient.
Date: 08/24/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings, Economic Impact
As green building becomes more popular, homeowners are taking different approaches to green living. A study found that the most common reason for going green was cost saving measures associated with energy efficiency.
Date: 08/16/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Buildings
The operational energy costs of buildings are often overlooked at the construction stage.
Date: 08/10/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Buildings, Data Centers
Arun Majumdar, Ed Marria and others give recommendations to the senate for ways to increase building energy efficiency in the US.
Date: 07/30/2009
Type: Video
Energy efficient renovation continues to show growth, as consumers continue to invest in long term energy saving despite the current recession.
Date: 07/21/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings, Economic Impact
The US Department of Energy is teaming up with Chinese agencies to make more efficient buildings, greener vehicles, and cleaner energy generation.
Date: 07/16/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings
Building efficiency codes could be mandated that are similar to fire safety codes.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Buildings
Smart building design and control systems can help reduce and manage energy use.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Buildings, Control Systems
Cradle-to-cradle design is the idea of continually recycling old products into new ones to minimize waste and maximize efficiency.
Date: 05/12/2009
Type: Video
On April 22, 2009, Brent Constantz spoke about the Carbon Capture and Conservation (CCC) technology to capture carbon emissions in stable structures to be used in concretes
Date: 05/07/2009
Type: Video
Technologies: Buildings, Materials

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