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

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an Executive Order directing state agencies to increase energy efficiency in state buildings by 20 percent in seven years.
Date: 01/04/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings
In most facilities, changing a light bulb is a pretty simple task. However, in a hospital, even minor tasks can be complicated.
Date: 11/07/2013
Type: Article
Newer American homes consume roughly the same amount of energy as older homes, even though there has been substantial increases in energy efficiency in appliances and HVAC systems.
Date: 02/13/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings, HVAC
New York City’s public housing projects are set to undertake a large-scale energy saving program to try to cut down on both greenhouse gas emissions and a utility bill that now reaches $576 million a year.
Date: 04/17/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings
New York City has publicly posted 2011 energy benchmarking results for over 2,000 large commercial properties. This is the first time any US city has disclosed private-sector building energy data. Results show areas for possible energy improvements.
Date: 09/12/2012
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings
A group of scientists from University of California, Berkeley, have developed a new tool that measures a building’s dimensions, locates HVAC systems and ductwork, and maps out the location of electrical sources, all in an effort to improve building energy efficiency.
Date: 05/29/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings
UC Santa Barbara’s Institute for Energy Efficiency announces the release of a white paper which recommends improvements and actions needed to advance the development and adoption of integrated building control systems for energy efficiency.
Date: 06/14/2011
Type: News, Report
By replacing metal components in solar windows with non-metallic compounds, New Energy has achieved greater transparency for their product.
Date: 01/04/2010
Type: News
NASA today announced that it is collaborating with Integrated Building Solutions (IBS), Inc. to develop a next-generation intelligent, automated, and integrated environmental monitoring and management capability for office buildings and research environments.
Date: 04/14/2010
Type: News
Tags: IBS, NASA Ames
NASA collaborates with Integrated Building Solutions (IBS) to enhance the energy efficiency of their buildings.
Date: 01/20/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings, Control Systems

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