UC Davis Energy News – November 2019

The monthly UC Davis Energy newsletter covers the university's energy-related research, education and events. You can read current and past newsletters below or subscribe to have it sent to your inbox.

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Many California Classrooms Suffer from Insufficient 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 UC Davis and the Berkeley Lab published in the journal Building and Environment. Read the press release and publication.

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 to develop novel heat exchangers for high temperature and high pressure applications. Such heat exchangers can advance development of high efficiency modular power systems. [More]

Actions Needed to Improve Adoption of Onsite Water Reuse in California

Center for Water-Energy Efficiency researchers assessed barriers preventing the adoption of onsite water reuse in California. They identified a number of challenges, including the absence of local regulatory programs and overall system cost, and propose some possible solutions. Read the research brief and publication or watch the webinar.

Davis and Merced Convene UC Solar Thermal Symposium

Representatives from R&D agencies, research institutions, and industry gathered to identify promising solar thermal driven solutions for medium and high temperature industrial applications. [More]

ICB/TABB Joins as New Affiliate

The International Certification Board and Testing, Adjusting and Balancing Bureau joined the UC Davis Western Cooling Efficiency Center as its newest industry affiliate. ICB/TABB works to ensure all building environmental systems are installed properly and adjusted to design specifications. [More]

Now Accepting Applications to our Energy Graduate Group

The UC Davis Energy Graduate Group offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in energy systems. Students take relevant coursework from across the UC Davis campus and conduct interdisciplinary research to address pressing energy challenges. The priority application deadline is January 15. Apply Now

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