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

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While the markets for energy management in large-scale buildings and homes are booming, the market for mid-sized commercial buildings (fast food restaurants, small office parks etc.) remains relatively untapped.
Date: 10/05/2010
Type: Blog
Senate Democrats are aiming for committee markup on global warming legislation on Tuesday, with an unprecedented number of hearings scheduled for thorough analysis.
Date: 10/30/2009
Type: News
Former President, Bill Clinton, addresses the importance of retrofitting buildings to make them more energy efficient in both poor and rich countries.
Date: 04/24/2012
Type: Article
Includes an interactive chart to see whether an amount of money would return better results invested in the stock market or in energy efficiency over a given time period.
Date: 07/13/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Economic Impact
Check out these charts and stats showing how energy efficiency has positively impacted almost every aspect of our lives and the US economy.
Date: 10/08/2013
Type: Article
The ACEEE examines three energy efficiency investment scenarios and examines their potential impact on the US economy by 2050.
Date: 02/21/2012
Type: Report
Technologies: Economic Impact
The White House is considering implementation of a two-year, $23 billion "Home Star" program to encourage homeowners to undertake weatherization projects such as adding air sealing, insulation and energy-saving light bulbs.
Date: 11/17/2009
Type: News
Nobel Prize winner Burton Richter makes a pitch to Obama for a coherent long-term energy policy that includes a focus on transportation, electricity generation and energy efficiency.
Date: 06/28/2010
Type: Blog, Video
With the new-found awareness of the potential of energy efficiency, 2010 promises to be a year of action. There are three key factors that get people to take action: incentives, funding and solutions that are proven to work.
Date: 01/06/2010
Type: Blog

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