Projects

developing an attainment model for leed re-certification at pauley pavilion.

Developing an Attainment Model for LEED Re-certification at Pauley Pavilion.

It is estimated that people spend nearly 90% of their time in buildings, so indoor environmental quality profoundly impacts human health. Maximizing the safety, livability, and sustainability of a space is essential in maintaining an exceptional public venue, which is our team’s goal for Pauley Pavilion, UCLA’s on-campus arena. Using the LEED (Leadership in Energy...

energy conservation behavior

Energy Conservation Behavior

UCLA ENGAGE investigates how real-time energy consumption feedback can be used as an effective tool for energy conservation. It applies insights from behavioral science to design optimal interventions for changing energy use behavior. It is among the largest behavioral experiments in energy conservation in the United States.

evaluation of community scale solar water heating in los angeles county

Evaluation of Community Scale Solar Water Heating in Los Angeles County

Reliance on Natural Gas for Residential Water Heating  Inexpensive natural gas and the historical subsidization of its use as a source of thermal energy has led Southern California to depend heavily on natural gas for residential heating. As of 2009, approximately 90% of residences are equipped with natural gas water heaters statewide.  Among the end uses of natural gas, water heating is also the single most energy...

an epic challenge: accelerating the deployment of advanced energy communities

An EPIC Challenge: Accelerating the Deployment of Advanced Energy Communities

In 2016, the California Energy Commission (CEC) awarded an Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) grant to UCLA to accelerate the deployment of Advanced Energy Communities (AECs). In partnership with the County of Los Angeles, the Southern California Regional Energy Network (SoCalREN), The Energy Coalition, Day One and LACI, the UCLA team has developed an innovative...

desert tortoise conservation

Desert tortoise conservation

At the La Kretz Center, scientists are working toward a win-win between green energy and endangered species conservation in the Mojave Desert.

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