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

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The White Room provides current information relating to new technologies for energy efficiency. Stay connected with the latest news, events, and scientific breakthroughs in this fast moving sector. Use our filters on the left or click here to send a suggestion for content to add.

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Senator Schumer held a hearing to examine how energy efficiency programs can drastically reduce our dependence on foreign energy sources.
Date: 07/30/2008
Type: News
A wedge in the amount of carbon released into the atmosphere can be created by using a variety of strategies to cut emissions.
Date: 08/14/2008
Type: News
The rapid growth of the IT sector requires a huge amount of electricity, causing a growing percentage of carbon emissions, but the internet can also be used as a tool to abate carbon emissions.
Date: 10/01/2008
Type: Article
80% of the cars in the US auto fleet drive less than 40 miles a day, which is the capacity of current in-vehicle battery technology. Converting some of these cars to plug-in electric vehicles is a big step towards energy independence.
Date: 12/01/2008
Type: Article
Technologies: Batteries
Energy efficiency is the cheapest, cleanest, and most effective energy resource at our disposal.
Date: 12/31/2008
Type: Article
An overview of the processes of carbon capture and storage are given through an interactive map.
Date: 01/01/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Utilities
University centers harness brainpower and technology to stop wasting energy — conserve, baby, conserve!
Date: 01/16/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Control Systems
Ed Mazria
An award-winning architect, author and educator, Mazria presents the 2030 Blueprint, a simple, yet powerful approach to solving our energy, climate change and economic crisis through the building sector, the largest energy consumer in the United States.
Date: 01/26/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Computer processes produce huge amounts of heat, which can be dissipated with the use of thermoelectric devices turn this waste heat into electricity.
Date: 01/26/2009
Type: Article
Many energy efficiency opportunities are in the developing world, where policymakers have an opportunity to build a green, robust economy.
Date: 02/01/2009
Type: Article

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