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  • "A Sustainable Campus" playlist

    Lecture series explores different ways that UC Davis could become more sustainable.

  • 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.

  • Environmental Review

    Through implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act, UC Davis endeavors to enhance public participation in the environmental planning process.

  • Facilities Management: Energy Conservation Office

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

  • Green Building Ratings

    Find out more about green buildings on campus.

  • Materials

    Find materials produced for the Cool School awareness campaign.

  • Overview

    Find out how UC Davis is improving its construction and building management with an eye toward sustainability

  • Physical Design Framework

  • Planning

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

  • 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. UC Davis has also secured off-site renewable energy.

  • 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.

  • Student Housing: Sustainability

    Student Housing is dedicated to developing and maintaining educational living and working environments while fully integrating sustainable practices.

  • 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 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.