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  • Campus Energy Education Dashboard

    An innovative portal to learn about energy use at UC Davis.

  • Cool Facts

    Find out what makes UC Davis the #1 Cool School in the nation.

  • Cool School 2012-13

    UC Davis was designated the “#1 Cool School” by Sierra Magazine for 2012-13.

  • Egghead Blog: Energy

    Energy archives for the Egghead Blog.

  • Energy

    Find out how UC Davis is improving energy systems on campus.

  • Energy-saving tips from Facilities Management

    All members of the campus community are encouraged to manage the energy under their control.

  • Facilities Management: Energy Conservation Office

    Pursuing an efficient campus through excellence and education at the human-energy nexus.

  • Hewlett Packard printer exchange program

    UC Davis units can upgrade their printers to more efficient models, free.

  • Materials

    Find materials produced for the Cool School awareness campaign.

  • Planning

    UC Davis has several long-term planning documents to guide campus decisions toward sustainability goals.

  • Refrigerator-freezer replacement program

    UC Davis departments can get rebates for replacing or retiring inefficient appliances.

  • Renewable Energy at UC Davis

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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 Davis West Village

    West Village will be a mixed-use community providing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to live locally.

  • UC Davis West Village

    Projected to be one of the first annually zero-net energy communities in the United States.

  • 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.