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  • Make the Switch to Energy Efficiency

    October 5, 2018

    Make the Switch to Energy Efficiency Almost everything we do requires energy, from turning on our lights, to cooking our food, and getting us from place to place. Much of this energy produces greenhouse gases that congregate in the upper atmosphere and result in global warming. One of the easiest ways to reduce energy consumption and ...

  • UC Davis Hosts Brazilian High School Students to Design Farming Solutions that Help Refugees

    August 7, 2018

    UC Davis Hosts Brazilian High School Students to Design Farming Solutions that Help Refugees Eleven students participate in a week-long course that teaches the fundamentals of design to solve real-world problems This summer, the D-Lab at UC Davis offered a week-long, intensive design class to a group of Brazilian high school students as part of the ...

  • UC Launches Million Light Bulb Challenge Community Buy Program

    July 2, 2018

    UC Launches Million Light Bulb Challenge Community Buy Program UC Students, Staff, Faculty and Alumni Can Purchase High-Quality, Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs at a Great Price The University of California is spearheading a statewide effort to advance the purchase of 1 million high-quality, energy-efficient light bulbs for campus buildings and residences across the state. Under the Community Buy Program, ...

  • UC Davis Solar Decathlon Team Receives Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards

    June 22, 2018

    UC Davis Solar Decathlon Team Receives Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards In recognition of their outstanding achievements designing and building OurH2Ouse On June 12, 2018 the UC Davis Solar Decathlon team, led by Professor Frank Loge in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, received the Excellence in Structural Engineering Award from the Structural Engineers Association of Central California ...

  • UC Davis Students and Faculty Attend Microgrid Master Class

    June 18, 2018

    UC Davis Students and Faculty Attend Microgrid Master Class On June 18, 2018, UC Davis students and faculty participated in a hands-on, microgrid training at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. UC Davis’ participation in the training was sponsored by the Naval Enterprise Partnership Teaming with Universities for National Excellence (NEPTUNE) program, which helps the ...

  • Launching New Project to Increase Adoption of Emerging Clean Energy Technologies through Procurement

    March 22, 2018

    With few rigorous product evaluations to inform purchasing decisions, large commercial and institutional customers face enormous uncertainty and high costs associated with purchasing advanced energy efficiency, renewable distributed energy generation and energy storage products (collectively defined as distributed energy resource (DER) products). Existing third-party resources do not typically provide information on specific products, nor do ...

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