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UC Davis Student Exhibits at Lightfair 2018

Published: Wed, 06/13/2018

LEDVANCE, maker of SYLVANIA advanced LED lamps as well as a wide range of luminaires, connected lighting products and traditional light sources, sponsored this year’s LED design competition at UC Davis Department of Design!  The annual lighting design competition focuses on the development of LED luminaire design as a creative industrial design experience for undergraduates at UC Davis. This undergraduate design class introduces learning experiences associated with product design, prototyping and innovation in the development of new LED luminaire design.

UC Davis Ranked No.2 in America’s Greenest Colleges and Universities

Published: Fri, 08/14/2015
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So cool, so green! That’s what Sierra magazine says about the University of California, Davis — ranked No. 2 in the magazine’s 2015 “Cool Schools” report, released on Aug. 11.

This makes four out of the past five years that UC Davis has been among the top five in the environmental magazine’s evaluation of sustainability efforts at U.S. colleges and universities. UC Davis was the No. 1 “Cool School” in 2012.

APEC funding supports international coalition for developing sustainable lighting design best practices

Published: Wed, 06/17/2015
APEC funding supports international coalition for developing sustainable lighting design best practices

With new funding awarded from the Asia‑Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the California Lighting Technology Center, UC Davis will continue to lead an initiative focused on developing lighting strategies designed for use in sustainable building projects. The funding, awarded under the winning proposal titled “Establishing Lighting Best Practices and Educational Programs to Achieve Deep Energy Savings,” will support workshops intended to build a collaborative of researchers committed to the development of sharable lighting best practices that will achieve deep energy savings through retrof

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.

University of California, Davis is First University to Teach Lighting Design Using OLED Technology – Thanks to Acuity Brands

01/08/2015

For the first time, the University of California, Davis Department of Design and the California Lighting Technology Center will focus on organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology in one of its most popular design classes, with the help of Acuity Brands, Inc.

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