Buildings and Energy Efficiency

 
State University of New York at Stony Brook
  News release

CSE and Stony Brook University Announce Collaboration for Clean Energy Development

New efforts to spur low-carbon energy innovation

CSE and State University of New York at Stony Brook have established a collaboration to develop joint research and programs to help transition the nation to low-carbon energy technologies and close gaps that hinder alternative and renewable energy adoption.

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CSE’s Push Toward Decarbonization in the Northeast

While California leads the U.S. clean energy transformation toward decarbonization, seven Northeastern states—New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and Maine—when combined, rival the Golden State in renewable energy deployment, energy efficiency (EE) and electric vehicle (EV) adoption.

Preparing for Fire Season
  News release

Preparing for Fire-related Grid Shutdowns With Resilient CHP Energy Technologies

With the annual wildfire season now extending nearly year-round in California, local governments, industries and businesses are increasingly seeking ways to keep their electrical power on during emergencies and periods of planned outages when fire hazard is high. Read Article

Larry video
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CSE Wins BBB 2018 Environmental Stewardship Award

 

The Better Business Bureau serving Pacific Southwest has named CSE as the winner of its Environmental Stewardship Program Award in the medium business category. CSE President Larry Goldenhersh accepted the award during a luncheon ceremony held Friday, December 7, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla.

Clean Energy Generation with SGIP
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City of Escondido Invests in Clean Energy Generation with SGIP Incentive

Residents of Escondido, Calif., in northern San Diego County, will benefit financially and environmentally from a public works project at the city’s wastewater treatment plant that is now turning waste biogas into renewable energy.

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Stopping Climate Change Starts at Home

As our nation faces another summer season of hurricanes and wildfires it is clear to most that increasingly severe weather is caused by a warming climate. While many states are members of the U.S.

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Businesses Can Cut Costs & Help Prevent Power Outages

Demand response programs keep service reliable and offer rewards

As summer heat sweeps into California, it not only raises temperatures, but also demand on the state’s electricity grid as air conditioners and refrigeration systems are turned on and run longer.

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Seven Reasons to Like California’s New Rooftop Solar Mandate

The California Energy Commission’s recent decision to require rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on most new homes has engendered praise from some quarters and criticism from others.

Walmarts Emerging Energy Systems
  News release

Project to Test Emerging Energy Systems in Big-Box Retail

Demonstration of integrated, precommercial energy efficiency technologies

A big-box Walmart Supercenter in Covina, Calif., will be the site of a pilot project to assess the effectiveness of emerging energy efficiency technologies to significantly cut energy use by 20 percent in buildings throughout the state.

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Helping Energy Efficiency Programs Serve Latino Homeowners

Energy efficiency is personal. This is especially true for home improvement projects that require significant investments of time, effort and money, such as adding insulation or replacing an old HVAC system.