The Institute for Energy Efficiency

The Institute for Energy Efficiency

UC Santa Barbara's Institute for Energy Efficiency (IEE) is a world leader in developing breakthrough technologies that substantially save energy while advancing the standard of living worldwide. IEE’s award-winning research has been the foundation for numerous energy-saving innovations including bright and energy-saving white light LED lighting, more energy-efficient data-center communications and interconnects, and software that reduces energy usage in buildings worldwide.

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  • Jan 14, 2021
    As the planet continues to warm, the twin challenges of diminishing water supply and growing energy demand will intensify. But water and energy are inextricably linked. For instance, nearly a fifth of California’s energy... read more »
  • Jan 13, 2021
    COVID-19 can be transmitted when an infected person talks, coughs, sneezes or sings, expelling virus-containing respiratory droplets that can reach the mouth, nose or eyes of previously uninfected people. These aqueous... read more »
  • Jan 13, 2021
    Joining such notables as Nelson Mandela, Marie Curie and Adam Smith, industrial ecologist Sangwon Suh has become an invited member of the Royal Society of Arts. The organization, which traces its roots back to 1754 and the... read more »

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