Local Builders Focus on Efficiency

Isla Vista property owners St. George and Associates contracted architectural firm Shubin + Donaldson to construct a 52,700-square-foot development on 870 Camino Del Sur. The project features five buildings arranged around a communal outdoor courtyard. The 56 separate energy-efficient units will range from 550-square-foot one-bedroom apartments to 1,050-square-foot three-bedroom spaces. Robin Donaldson, a UCSB alum […]

Professor Recognized for Efficiency Research

The National Academy of Engineering awarded UCSB materials, electrical and computer engineering professor Steven DenBaars membership into the prestigious group last week for his improvements to energy efficiency in solid-state lighting. The organization recognized DenBaars for his development of gallium nitride-based lighting methods, which save a significant amount of energy. DenBaars, who also serves as […]

Current Issues Charge Symposium on Power

Energy experts assembled this morning for the second annual Santa Barbara Summit on Energy Efficiency to discuss the latest developments in energy efficiency technologies, policies and implementation.