California Institute for Energy and Environment

California Institute for Energy and Environment

CIEE is a dedicated group of experts who define, conduct, and manage public-interest energy research. Based in the University of California, at CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, CIEE puts its experts and other leading researchers from universities, government, industry, and nonprofits, to work on energy challenges, yielding new ideas and technologies to meet California’s pace-setting energy goals.

Public Utilities Commission

California Public Utility Commission

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC or PUC) is a regulatory agency that regulates privately owned public utilities in the state of California, including electric power, telecommunications, natural gas and water companies. The CPUC has headquarters in the Civic Center district of San Francisco, and field offices in Los Angeles and Sacramento.

Energy Code Ace

Energy Code Ace

Energy Code Ace provides no-cost tools, training, and resources to help you comply with California's Title 24 Energy Code and Title 20 Appliance Standards. Energy Code Ace is powered by the California Statewide Codes & Standards Program and vetted by the California Energy Commission.

U.S. Department of the Navy Office of Naval Research

U.S. Department of the Navy Office of Naval Research

The Department of the Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) provides the science and technology necessary to maintain the Navy and Marine Corps’ technological advantage. Through its affiliates, ONR is a leader in science and technology with engagement in 50 states, 55 countries, 634 institutions of higher learning and nonprofit institutions, and more than 960 industry partners. ONR employs more than 3,800 people, comprising uniformed, civilian and contract personnel.


UC Office of the President's Carbon Neutrality Initiative

UC, a national leader in sustainability, has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2025, becoming the first major university to accomplish this achievement.

Global climate disruption is impacting the planet in ways never experienced in human history. Warmer temperatures are contributing to changing weather patterns that cause more intense storms and heavier rainfall in some places, while elsewhere drought is parching the land. Glaciers are melting at an accelerated rate and oceans are rising.

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Founded in 1984 by brothers Jerry and Steve Mix in Santa Clara, California, WattStopper reflected their convictions about the importance of providing energy efficient, convenient, and accessible controls for the work environment. In developing these beliefs, WattStopper’s team introduced a new, innovative occupancy sensor product line.

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Today, Walmart is a global company with more than 1.8 million associates worldwide and nearly 6,500 stores and wholesale clubs across 14 countries. Walmart had become a textbook example of managing rapid growth without losing sight of a company's basic values. In Walmart's case, the basic value was, and is, customer service.

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The VELUX name is derived from two words: ventilation and lux, the Latin word for light. With manufacturing companies in 11 countries and sales companies in just under 40 countries, VELUX is one of the strongest brands in the global building materials sector. VELUX creates better living environments with daylight and fresh air through the roof. The company has worked with many schools to accomplish a balance of natural light and artificial light that saves energy and money.

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Universal Lighting Technologies

Universal Lighting Technologies is the global leader in ballasts and controls for commercial lighting applications — including LED, electronic linear fluorescent, HID, compact fluorescent solutions and more. Universal Lighting Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation Eco Solutions Company and part of the Panasonic family of companies.

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San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.3 million electric meters and more than 825,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles.