Highlights Archive

March 2014

* In honor of UC Davis' Picnic Day, consider attending the Honda Smart Home open house on Saturday, April 12th from 11 AM - 3 PM.Honda, in collaboration with UC Davis, has unveiled one of the most advanced, zero net energy smart homes in ...


October 2013

By Sylvia Wright • October 30, 2013Daniel Sperling, director of the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies and faculty member of the Energy Efficiency Center, was awarded the 2013 Blue Planet Prize in a ceremony today in Tokyo. The prize, announced in June by ...


September 2013

Longtime EEC supporter Pam Fair is one of seven winners of this year's UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association awards and will be honored with the Jerry W. Fielder Memorial Award for extraordinary service at the CAAA's 40th annual Awards Gala on Feb. 28, 2014, at the Silverado Resort and Spa ...






June 2013

The city of Davis was named the “Coolest California City” on June 27 by the California Air Resources Board for its success in reducing households' carbon footprints. ARB Chairman Mary D. Nichols said that Davis, runners-up Chula Vista and Tracy, and five other competing ...



May 2013

The UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center, California Lighting Technology Center, Western Cooling Efficiency Center and Greenwise Joint Venture are partnering up to present Smart Schools 2013, a one-day symposium on Sept. 5 on proven best practices for lighting and HVAC upgrades.Representatives from K-12 schools across ...


April 2013

March 2013

Benjamin Finkelor, executive director of the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center, has earned a 2013 Green Leadership Award from the Sacramento Business Journal.The Business Journal’s Green Leadership Awards seeks to honor those who “have a strong commitment to making the Sacramento region a thriving ...



February 2013

January 2013

December 2012

August 2012

 Sierra magazine has named UC Davis the nation’s “Coolest School” for its sustainability and climate change efforts.  An international powerhouse in the environmental sciences, UC Davis ranked No. 1 among the 96 top colleges and universities surveyed.   In bestowing the “Coolest School” ranking, the Sierra Club’s official publication ...