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  • Choosing the Right Light

    A growing number of LED products are entering the market, adding to the many choices consumers already face. By 2025, 60 percent of residential lighting across the U.S. will likely be LED-based. While nearly all LED lighting choices offer energy savings, not all LED products are created equal, and LEDs may not always be the best type of lamp to use.

  • Smart Lighting Initiative

    The UC Davis Smart Lighting Initiative is an effort to reduce energy use on interior and exterior lighting by 60% by 2015.

  • Sustainable Design blog

    Jeff Loux's blog explores the world's built environments and seeks sustainable solutions.

  • UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative

    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.

  • UC Policy on Sustainable Practices

    Web page with information about the UC Policy on Sustainable Practices and links to PDF versions of the current policy and past policy versions.

  • White House Climate Leadership Pledge

    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.

  • Winery, Brewery and Food Sciences Facilities

    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.