TOPICS: ENERGY

About the Center

"Smart Building" is the process of designing and constructing a structure while considering how it will interact with its inhabitants and its environment. Is it a nice place to work? Is it an efficient place to work? Does it take ...

Delamping Initiative

It should come as no surprise that the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UH Mānoa) campus, which spans 320 acres, requires a lot of energy to maintain. With annual energy bills topping $20 million, improving the energy efficiency throughout the ...

March 2018 Lighting Workshop

Illuminating Engineering Society presents 2-days of immersion into the latest advances in LED lighting design and state of the art technologies, taught by Dr. Jack Curran, a nationally-recognized industry leader. March 28-29, 2018 8:00am - 4:00pm American Savings Tower 1001 ...

Ongoing Projects

Campus Spatial Survey and Integrated Planning Light Pollution in Hawaiʻi Delamping Initiative Forest City Military Community Energy Efficiency Monitoring Kuykendall Hall Water Resources Working Group ...

Rainwater Catchment Project

What is Rainwater Catchment? Rainwater catchment is the capture of rainwater, most commonly in barrels or tanks, for household, landscape or commercial use. With proper design, maintenance and water treatment, a rainwater catchment system can provide water that is free ...

Teaching Science as Inquiry (TSI)

Teaching science as inquiry means teaching science as it is practiced. In this form of learning, content is both an end goal as well as a framework for knowledge construction. By testing principles and connections through the generation and interpretation ...