Topical Tag: Energy

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Events

Symposium

EARTH NOW: EARTH 2050

UCLA College Luskin Endowment Inaugural Symposium

10.18.2016

From public policy to installation art, EARTH NOW: EARTH 2050 explores all facets of modern environmental challenges and highlights efforts to make lives and businesses more sustainable. The program includes talks from top experts, workshops, local and national nonprofit organizations, art, a student film contest—and much more. We will highlight UCLA campus-wide sustainability while showcasing the new Luskin Conference Center and honoring the generosity of Meyer and Renee Luskin.

People

CCEP

Christian Blanco

Researcher

Anderson School of Management

Ted Loch-Temzelides

Visiting Researcher, IoES

Professor of Economics and a Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies Scholar at Rice University

Rhianna Williams

Documentarian / Ethnographer

Erik Porse, PhD

Associate Director for Research

CCSC

Projects

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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.

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Are residential energy efficiency programs effective?

More than 1 billion dollars have spent on Energy Efficiency (EE) Programs in California each year; however, we have limited solid evidence of their effectiveness. This project examines the effectiveness of Energy Efficiency (EE) programs in Southern California. We address three main research questions: (1) Are EE programs (residential based appliances and equipment upgrade) effective...

Publications


The effectiveness of US energy efficiency building labels

Omar Isaac Asensio, Magali A. Delmas

Published Work | 2017 | Nature Energy


In the News

Headline

4.27.2017

KPCC-FM: An L.A. County environmental report card is a ‘surprise and a disappointment,’ highlighting gaps for improvement

“Despite tremendous leadership in California and in the region on a wide variety of air quality and greenhouse gas emission reduction issues, we’re seeing in L.A. County that we’re still a C-student,” said UCLA’s Mark Gold.


Student Blog

4.24.2017

Taking a Peek at Pauley

Spring 2017 - Week 3: Sustainable Buildings: Pauley Pavilion


Headline

4.19.2017

Vox: How psychology can trick us into keeping Earth habitable

Magali Delmas, a professor at the Institute of Environment and Sustainability at UCLA and the Anderson School of Management is on the hunt for these motivations, looking for simple ways to make climate change personal.