Better Buildings Alliance: Plug and Process Loads (PPLs) Webinar

How people use plug load devices can strongly affect their energy consumption. This webinar highlighted what factors are most important for certain types of devices, and how to reduce inefficiencies. Speakers: Felipe Leon, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Joy Pixley, University of California, Irvine Our Research Director, Dr. Joy Pixely talks about- Beyond Energy Efficiency:Adjusting How You […]

CalPlug Earth Day Workshop

CalPlug Workshop #16: April 22nd, 2021–Presented Online Even though many sustainability efforts have been made in the past 50 years such as reducing plastics, increasing recycling efforts, passing environmental regulations, protecting endangered species, etc., there is still much to do for our planet. CALIT2’s CalPlug continues to work with all stakeholders to find solutions to […]

CalPlug Workshop Series: April 2018

On April 10, the California Plug Load Research Center (CalPlug) hosted its 12th workshop at CALIT2. This semiannual workshop coordinates research efforts and maximizes communication about energy efficiency among academic, government and industry stakeholders. Invited speakers shared presentations which highlighted new technologies, market trends, standards and services as well as technical innovations, barriers to implementation […]

Calplug Workshop Series: April 2017

The CalPlug workshop for May 2016 targets how CalPlug plans to take energy efficiency and sustainability to the next level, and explored CalPlug’s roadmap as well as what UCI is doing to remain one of the coolest campuses in the nation

Calplug Workshop Series: November 2016

This semiannual workshop coordinates research efforts and maximizes communication about energy efficiency among industry stakeholders. The previous workshops attracted experts from industry, government and academic institutions. Invited guests contributed as speakers to present new technologies, market trends, standards and services. Technical innovations, barriers to implementation and alternative business models are also addressed.

UCI Sustainability Symposium

The UCI Sustainability Symposium unites students, alumni, and distinguished members of the UCI community to share insight into the future of sustainability and the opportunities it presents for entrepreneurs, small businesses, and corporations.

Calplug Workshop Series: October 2015

Plug load waste is identified as standby power from appliances that continue to draw power even when they are turned off, or appliances that aren’t turned off when they’re not in use.

Calplug Workshop Series: May 2015

With more devices being connected every day, in both homes and workplaces, how can we further improve energy efficiency with Small Network Equipment to constrain the energy demand?

Pull the Plug

To celebrate Earth Day 2015, CalPlug is challenging all Anteaters and Friends to Pull the Plug on Vampire Power.