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  • ICB/TABB Becomes an Affiliate of the UC Davis Western Cooling Efficiency Center

    November 25, 2019 – UC Davis’ Western Cooling Efficiency Center (WCEC) is excited to introduce their newest affiliate, The International Certification Board (ICB) and Testing, Adjusting and Balancing Bureau (TABB). ICB/TABB sets the certification standards for the HVAC industry. As an affiliate, ICB/TABB will join WCEC’s efforts to accelerate development and commercialization of efficient heating, ...

  • Research Team Receives $2.4 Million Award to Advance Heat Exchangers

    UC Davis and Carnegie Mellon University received a $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) to develop novel heat exchangers for high temperature and high pressure applications. Such heat exchangers can advance development of high efficiency modular power systems. Heat exchangers transfer heat from one fluid to another without ...

  • Are Students Getting Enough Air?

    Many California Classrooms Don’t Have Sufficient Ventilation Roughly 85% of recently installed HVAC systems in K-12 classrooms investigated in California did not provide adequate ventilation, according to a study from the University of California, Davis, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). For the study, published in the journal Building and Environment, researchers visited 104 classrooms in 11 schools throughout ...

  • TRC Becomes an Affiliate of the UC Davis Western Cooling Efficiency Center

    September 23, 2019 – UC Davis’ Western Cooling Efficiency Center (WCEC) is excited to introduce their newest affiliate, TRC. Dedicated to providing advanced energy services for integrative across-the-meter management, TRC will join WCEC’s efforts to accelerate development and commercialization of efficient heating, cooling, and energy distribution solutions. Funds from TRC’s commitment will support operations and ...

  • InPipe Energy Becomes an Affiliate of the UC Davis Center for Water-Energy Efficiency

    July 11, 2019 – UC Davis’ Center for Water-Energy Efficiency (CWEE) is delighted to introduce their newest affiliate, InPipe Energy. Dedicated to generating low cost, clean electricity from existing water pipelines, InPipe will join CWEE’s efforts to advance water management solutions for the integrated savings of water and energy resources. Funds from InPipe’s commitment will ...

  • UC Davis Awarded Third BREEAM Certification

    On July 16, the University of California, Davis Energy Conservation Office was officially recognized for its sustainability achievements with a BREEAM certification and plaque. The Energy Conservation Office, or ECO, is the first US building to complete all three parts of the BREEAM certification. This new achievement adds to UC Davis’ accomplishments in building sustainability ...

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