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Pledge to take action for a more sustainable campus.
Directions for saving energy every day in UC Davis offices and labs.
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.
Learn what you can do to conserve energy at UC Davis and elsewhere.
Practice sustainability at your desk.
All members of the campus community are encouraged to manage the energy under their control.
Program focuses on developing healthier communities through sustainable design and defining effective ways to utilize energy and water.
Offices, departments, and laboratories that have participated in Green Workplace.
Lower your lab's environmental footprint.
Lower your office's environmental impact.
Learn how to green your workplace and lower your environmental footprint.
The California Wind Energy Collaborative offers training courses open to the public, including a class about small (backyard) wind systems.
The UC Davis Smart Lighting Initiative is an effort to reduce energy use on interior and exterior lighting by 60% by 2015.
The Store Smart program optimizes sample access, reduces risks related to freezer use, and saves energy.
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.
Web page with information about the UC Policy on Sustainable Practices and links to PDF versions of the current policy and past policy versions.
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.