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VAV Box

February 15, 2018
This month Joules is shedding light on how we heat and cool individual spaces.

Shields Library Comfort Trends

February 15, 2018
Long nights, early mornings, sweatpants, and caffeine. No matter what day, time, quarter, or season, Shields Library is there.  That one building we hate to love.

The Factors that Impact Your Comfort

November 27, 2017
What are the factors that influence your comfort? We have a few tips on how you can adapt to indoor temperatures and the cool science behind them!

Introducing Keewi

October 30, 2017
Ever wonder if there is more you can do to help save plug load energy? Keewi, a energy management tool is here to save the day (and energy waste too!).

Top 5 Ways to Get Comfy in Class

October 12, 2017
These simple tips will give you a headstart on the road to classroom comfort.

Vampire Load

October 04, 2017
Like the stealthy monster, vampire devices slowly drain energy from plugged-in devices in your home without you noticing.

Degree Days

September 25, 2017
This month, Joules is showcasing what energy-saving professionals use to understand how the outside air temperature affect building energy consumption.

Fall Quarter T-Shirt Raffle in Giedt 1001

September 25, 2017
The rumors are true: During the Fall 2017 academic quarter, students taking a class in Geidt Hall, room 1001 can win an amazing custom designed shirt.

Solar Farm

August 21, 2017
This month Joules shows how the solar eclipse showcases our important solar energy is at UC Davis. 

156 Students and Staff Trim Energy Waste

August 15, 2017
156 participants helped us Trim the Waste on campus! In this article we address many of the fantastic responses we recieved.

The Classroom Comfort Plan

July 19, 2017

Joules the Cow is embarking on a mission to investigate comfort in the classrooms across campus. Her mission was sparked by a dive into the feedback she receives from TherMOOstatthe tool crowdsourcing comfort feedback on campus.