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The Western Cooling Efficiency Center was established along side the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center in 2007 through a grant from the California Clean Energy Fund and in partnership with the California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research Program.

The Center partners with industry stakeholders to stimulate the development of impactful cooling technologies that can enable reduced electrical demand, energy and water consumption in buildings.

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04/18/2014» WCEC Engineer Featured in The Davis Enterprise

04/11/2014» Honda Smart Home episode of Designing Spaces features WCEC Engineer

03/31/2014» WCEC Co-Designed Honda Smart Home Featured in the New York Times

03/06/2014» WCEC Publishes Journal Article on Evaporative Test Protocols

03/03/2014» Western Cooling Challenge Featured in Indoor Comfort News

02/04/2014» Welcome three new Affiliates

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