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

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Roland Geyer, Assistant Professor at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, UCSB, and faculty member of the IEE Economics & Policy Solutions Group discusses the importance of a life cycle approach to quantify the environmental impacts of different automotive materials.
Date: 10/14/2009
Type: Slides, Video
An interactive map showing the features and comparisons of different solar technologies.
Date: 09/14/2009
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
There is a mismatch of population density and electricity use in the world today.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Today, energy efficiency is being used to solve societal and political problems, instead of individual companies trying to make their product cheaper as in the past.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
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

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