Over the past decade, the Building Efficiency for a Sustainable Tomorrow (BEST) Center has worked to promote energy-efficient and healthy building operations by advancing building science and technician education. As 2022 draws to a close, we look back at an exciting year of projects and achievements.
From expanding collaborations to driving policy, CIEE Director Carl Blumstein discusses the organization’s role in effecting change in the coming decades.
Study Shows Californian Wildfires May Exacerbate Health Disparities and Environmental Justice Concerns
Dr. Michele Barbato’s new research paper raises health concerns about air pollution from the increasing number of Californian wildfires.
This year’s event will showcase CalFlexHub’s innovative portfolio of projects, amplify solution-centered conversations with leading experts, and provide opportunities for attendee collaboration and networking.
Co-hosted by the BEST Center and LBNL, the 2023 Annual Institute is the premier event for college faculty, students, and technical professionals aspiring to improve their knowledge and application of high-performance building operations.
After 11 years of providing students summer internships with energy-related companies and national labs, the Cal Energy Corps will merge with the Climate and Energy track of the CITRIS Workforce Innovation Program beginning December 2022.
Dr. Barbara Haya discusses the viability of turning carbon offset credits into cryptocurrencies on The Verge.
The BECC Conference hosted a webinar on September 15 to address recent developments in behavioral science beyond encouraging general energy-saving behaviors, such as targeting peak heating and cooling events, engaging building occupants, and focusing on building operators who can have greater influence on how energy is used.
On Thursday, September 8, the Cal Energy Corps, in partnership with the CITRIS Workforce Innovation Program (WIP), hosted a joint reception to celebrate the achievements of the 2022 intern cohorts.
October 5 marks Energy Efficiency Day, a nationwide campaign that celebrates the benefits of sustainable energy use. The CIEE team is certainly no stranger to efficiency–in fact, here are some of the ways they conserve energy in their daily lives.