No More Trolling for Parking Spots

The Sustainable Design Academy undergraduate team conducted a study to examine the feasibility and efficacy of using different parking occupancy detection technologies to inform parkers in the city of Davis of where parking spaces are available in real-time. These technologies can reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with trolling … read more.

Rebuilding Together, 2012-Present

In 2012 the Sacramento Air Quality Management District, Sacramento Association of REALTORS®, Rebuilding Together Sacramento, Sacramento Habitat for Humanity, and the Sustainable Design Academy at UC Davis created the Home Energy Conservation Program (HECP). The purpose of the program was to create a program to voluntarily weatherize homes in the … read more.

Climate Action Plan, City of Woodland

The Sustainable Design Academy team prepared the Climate Action Plan Technical Report (CAPTR) for the City of Woodland. The CAPTR provides the calculations and supporting material used to derive the city’s greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories. The undergraduate team also developed a detailed summary of actions and strategies that, if implemented, … read more.