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

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Michael Grätzel--who recently presented an IEE seminar and is a member of CEEM's Scientific Advisory Board--has been awarded the 2010 Millenium Technology Prize for his invention and development of dye-sensitized solar cells, known as 'Grätzel cells'.
Date: 06/29/2010
Type: News, Video
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Sustainability on a Smarter Planet: how can technology be leveraged to optimize all aspects of an organization's infrastructure and operations for energy, carbon, water, and waste?
Date: 02/22/2011
Type: Slides, Video
Martin Fischer, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University and Director of the Center for Integrated Facility Engineering (CIFE), discusses the importance of establishing value based metrics and best practices for accurate evaluation of building performance.
Date: 11/11/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Buildings
Mark Pinto, Senior Vice President at Applied Materials, discusses the opportunity for new technology solutions in the field of clean energy.
Date: 11/16/2009
Type: Video
Marija Ilic slides
In this talk Marija Ilic presents a vision of Dynamic Monitoring and Decision Systems as a possible Information Communications Technology framework in support of sustainable energy systems.
Date: 01/11/2011
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
Google spends lots of money on electricity use in their data centers, so they invest heavily making their data centers more efficient.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Data Centers
Long term societal forces require new concepts to provide thermal management.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: HVAC
Participants from government, academic, business, and industry discuss possibilities to fact-track widespread adoption of LED lighting, how to overcome current policy inhibitors of adoption, and create new solutions for accelerating adoption of this energy saving technology.
Date: 03/16/2010
Type: Video
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
LED bulb from Lemnis Lighting.
Greentech Media's Editor-in-Chief Michael Kanellos compares Lighting Sciences' LED bulb with one from Lemnis Lighting.
Date: 09/13/2010
Type: Video
Technologies: Lighting & Displays

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