Blog

Welcome to TherMOOstat

March 08, 2017
TherMOOstat is a tool for you to let us know if your room feels cold, chilly, perfect, warm or hot. By using TherMOOstat you're participating in crowdsourced comfort on campus.

What Happens With Your Feedback?

September 26, 2018
This infographic walks you through what happens when you send in your TherMOOstat feedback.

What is Energy Efficiency?

August 20, 2018
It's easiest to explain energy efficiency by comparing it to energy conservation. We've made an infographic to compare and contrast the two, and to show you how we're tackling both at UC Davis.

Web App

July 11, 2018
We have built our Campus Energy Education Dashboard and comfort feedback tools as web apps for you to learn about and contribute to energy saving efforts on campus. Read more to learn about why we chose web apps as our platform.

Save TherMOOstat to Your Home Screen!

July 09, 2018
Check out our step-by-step guide on how to save TherMOOstat to your home screen to report comfort any time, anywhere on campus.

Crowdsourcing Comfort Feedback

June 07, 2018
Do you ever wonder what happens to your TherMOOstat feedback? This article explains what we do with your feedback and what you could do as a TherMOOstat user to improve your comfort.

HVAC

May 08, 2018
What does HVAC stand for?

HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning, which describe the functions of an HVAC system. HVAC systems can be found in just about every building in the world, from your house or apartment to the classrooms and labs on campus. In this blog post we will dive into how these systems work in general, and what they do on campus. 

 

2018 Cesar Chavez Holiday Shutdown

May 08, 2018
This holiday we have the majority of our savings in electricity. We save $11,750 in electricity alone, which is about how much UC Davis spends to power the Activities and Recreation Center for a little over a month!