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CLTC Hosted University of California Global Climate Leadership Council Meeting

Published: Fri, 02/20/2015
CLTC Hosted University of California Global Climate Leadership Council Meeting

CLTC hosted the University of California Global Climate Leadership Council meeting on February 25.

UC President Janet Napolitano formed the council to advise UC campuses on achieving the ambitious goal of carbon neutrality by 2025 while providing guidance for furthering other longstanding sustainability goals. The council will offer direction on integrating the carbon neutrality initiative into UC’s teaching, research and public service mission.

CLTC Director Michael Siminovitch and undergraduate student Elaine Swiedler represents UC Davis on the council.

2013 Title 24, Part 6 Lighting for Office Applications Guide

Published: Mon, 02/09/2015
2013 Title 24, Part 6 Lighting for Office Applications Guide

The California Lighting Technology Center’s Lighting for Office Applications Guide is designed to familiarize builders and lighting industry professionals with the office nonresidential portion of California’s 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6).

The guide includes the compliance process and requirements, current lighting technologies, and recommendations for implementing the standards in new construction or renovation projects. It serves as a resource for those involved in constructing, maintaining, or retrofitting California's office buildings.

CLTC Helped To Successfully Commercialize Next-Generation Sensor

Published: Thu, 12/11/2014

The commercialization of Echelon's Lumewave MWX-LVE long-range outdoor microwave sensor illustrates CLTC's success in supporting advanced sensors for adaptive outdoor applications.

CLTC demonstrated and supported the next-generation sensor, which detects movement and can distinguish between slow and fast moving objects such as pedestrians, cyclists and motorized vehicles. The sensor reacts to the size of objects from longer distances, automatically raising the light levels to high output when the areas are occupied and lowering them when areas are vacant.

Lighting Products and Best Practices Provided in High-Efficacy Residential Lighting Guide

Published: Thu, 12/04/2014
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Download the High-Efficacy Residential Lighting guide here.

CLTC developed the High-Efficacy Residential Lighting guide to provide information about lighting products and key lighting principles and best practice recommendations. The guide is designed to help builders and lighting industry professionals working on zero-net energy (ZNE) and sustainable residential projects.

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