Thought Leadership

Research and Reports

 
Recommendations for Energy Efficiency Programs to Better Serve Latino Households

This report was prepared by the Center for Sustainable Energy. It is a component of Grant #EPC-14-037, funded by the California Energy Commission, to explore the sociocultural factors influencing the adoption of home energy efficiency retrofits in California.

  Feb, 2018
Creating Energy Efficiency Programs That Better Serve Hispanic Households

This webinar presents the results of two pioneering California Energy Commission-funded research studies that explore social, cultural and behavioral factors that affect Hispanic household energy use and home improvement decisions-with the goal of helping energy efficiency programs better serve this important audience.

  Jan, 2018
Best Practices for Auditors and Raters: Energy Efficiency in Latino Households

These recommendations for serving Latino households are the outcome of a multiyear research project conducted for the California Energy Commission by the Center for Sustainable Energy, Research Into Action, Ghoulem Research and Edward Vine.

  Jan, 2018
Best Practices for Contractors: Energy Efficiency in Latino Households

These recommendations for serving Latino households are the outcome of a multiyear research project conducted for the California Energy Commission by the Center for Sustainable Energy, Research Into Action, Ghoulem Research and Edward Vine.

  Jan, 2018
Best Practices for Program Administrators: Energy Efficiency in Latino Households

These recommendations for serving Latino households are the outcome of a multiyear research project conducted for the California Energy Commission by the Center for Sustainable Energy, Research Into Action, Ghoulem Research and Edward Vine.

  Jan, 2018
City of San Diego Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Branch Library ASHRAE Level II Audit Report

The Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) conducted an American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Level II audit for the City of San Diego’s Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Branch Library (SML or SML facility).

  Jan, 2018
City of San Diego Point Loma‐Hervey Branch Library ASHRAE Level II Audit Report

The Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) conducted an American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air‐Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Level II audit for the City of San Diego’s Point Loma‐Hervey Branch Public Library (PLH or PLH facility) as part of an Electric Program Investment Charge demonstration agreement (EPC‐15‐0851) developed in partnership with the City of San Diego Environmental Services Department and funded by the California Energy Commission (Energy Commission).

  Jan, 2018
City of San Diego Valencia Park‐Malcom X Branch Library ASHRAE Level II Audit Report 

The Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) conducted an American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air‐Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Level II audit for the City of San Diego’s Valencia Park‐Malcolm X Branch Library & Performing Arts Center (VPL or VPL facility).

  Jan, 2018
Public Fleet Pilot Project Final Report Fiscal Year 2014-15

As part of the California Air Resources Board’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP), the Public Fleet Pilot Project offered a tailored electric vehicle (EV) incentive solution for public agencies serving disadvantaged communities (DACs), as defined by CalEnviroScreen, to reduce emissions in areas disproportionately impacted by air pollution and help achieve greenhouse gas reduction goals.

  Jan, 2018
Event Network Case Study

In 2016, Event Network evaluated energy usage at its headquarters in San Diego to look for energy- and cost-saving opportunities even though the facility is LEED® Gold for Interior Design and Construction.

  Nov, 2017