Research Reports - Resources

Literature Review: Housing, Energy Use, Decision‐Making and Messaging among Key Ethnic Groups

Report to explore the sociocultural factors influencing the adoption of home energy efficiency retrofits in California

  August 2016
 

Focus Group Findings: Exploring Home Improvement Projects and Energy Efficiency among Latinos and Non‐ Latinos in Fresno and San Diego

Report explores the sociocultural factors influencing the adoption of home energy efficiency retrofits in California.

  August 2016
 

Water Supply System Losses in San Diego County

Given the current extreme drought conditions in California, water efficiency is a high priority. While there is extensive funding and development for technologies and appliances that perform effectively while using less water, one source of significant savings is continually overlooked: leaking distribution infrastructure.

  August 2016
 

2016 Quality of Life Dashboard Report

The 2016 Quality of Life Dashboard shows four indicators in the San Diego region that have improved significantly, including employment, entrepreneurship, renewable energy and water use, while two indicators showed regression, specifically landfill waste disposal and beach water quality.

  June 2016
 

Contractor Interview Findings: Perceptions of Latino Households' Views on Home Energy Upgrades

Report on the findings of contractor interviews meant to understand how they think Latino households view energy and energy efficiency in planning, executing, and financing home improvements.

  June 2016
 

San Diego Regional Quality of Life Dashboards

Every year, Equinox Project releases a San Diego specific dashboard featuring key indicators intended to be an easily digestible snapshot of the region's Quality of Life. Find all the Quality of Life Dashboards, from 2010 to the present, here.

  May 2016
 

Charging Roadmap: Siting Optimal Locations for Public Charging Stations in the San Joaquin Valley

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and the San Joaquin Valley Plug-in Electric Vehicle Coordinating Council have identified optimal locations for public electric vehicle chargers in ten Valley cities and along the Highway 99 corridor.

  February 2016
 

San Joaquin Valley Plug-in Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan

The plan serves as a tool to support local government officials, when planning for plug-in electric vehicle and charging infrastructure deployment, and assists local policymakers in addressing the complexities behind barriers to PEV adoption in the region.

  February 2016
 

San Diego Regional Plug-in Electric Vehicles Readiness Plan

Preparing the San Diego Region for plug-in electric vehicles.

  February 2016
 

Clean Vehicle Rebate Project Long Term Planning: Funding Needs for Fiscal Years 2016–2017 thru 2018–2019

The following assesses, primarily through extrapolation of real-world data, the funding requirements for the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) for fiscal year 2016–2017 (FY 16–17) thru FY 18–19.

  February 2016
 

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