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Lecture series explores different ways that UC Davis could become more sustainable.
Find out what makes UC Davis the #1 Cool School in the nation.
UC Davis was designated the “#1 Cool School” by Sierra Magazine for 2012-13.
Through implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act, UC Davis endeavors to enhance public participation in the environmental planning process.
An overview of energy conservation projects on campus.
Find out more about green buildings on campus.
Find materials produced for the Cool School awareness campaign.
Find out how UC Davis is improving its construction and building management with an eye toward sustainability
UC Davis has several long-term planning documents to guide campus decisions toward sustainability goals.
UC Davis is active in procuring renewable energy. Among the recent projects, the campus has rooftop solar, a biodigester, and the UC Davis Large Solar Power Plant started producing renewable energy in August 2015 to meet approximately 14 percent of the Davis campus electricity needs.
The UC Davis Smart Lighting Initiative is an effort to reduce energy use on interior and exterior lighting by 60% by 2015.
Student Housing is dedicated to developing and maintaining educational living and working environments while fully integrating sustainable practices.
The University of California, a national leader in sustainability, has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2025, becoming the first major university to accomplish this achievement.
West Village will be a mixed-use community providing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to live locally.
Web page with information about the UC Policy on Sustainable Practices and links to PDF versions of the current policy and past policy versions.
The dashboard shows real-time, building-specific electricity use throughout campus.
On November 12, 2015, Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi signed the White House Climate Leadership Pledge on behalf of UC Davis, signaling our institutional commitment to carbon neutrality.
Part of the Robert Mondavi Institute, the winery, brewery and food sciences facilities are the first of in their industries to be LEED Platinum certified.