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

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Computing is the fastest growing part of carbon consumption.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Fred Wudl, professor of Chemistry and Materials and Co-Director of the Center for Polymers and Organic Solids (CPOS) at UCSB, discusses the design and synthesis of organic molecules and polymers for applications in organic light emitting diodes and organic photovoltaics.
Date: 11/04/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Due to the unpredictability of the internet, some aspects are over engineered, making it necessary to continually reevaluate processes and energy use.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Smart building design and control systems can help reduce and manage energy use.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Buildings, Control Systems
California uses significantly less energy per capita than the rest of the US because of incentives implemented by the state.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Utilities
A smart grid requires a flow of information across the grid and smaller power amounts than currently available.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Smart Grid
LED sources are attractive to Hollywood due to their durability, portability, and low energy use.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Using hybrid silicon devises, optical fiber, modulators, and hybrid lasers, a fast, low energy internet is being created.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Electronics
IT is a small, but rapidly growing, part of US energy use demand that needs to be addressed.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Tags: computing, IT

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