Past Buildings Summer Studies

Past Buildings Summer Studies

The First Summer Study was held in 1980 in Santa Cruz, California.

2016: From Components to Systems, From Buildings to Communities

ACEEE hosted its 19th biennial Summer Study from August 21-26, 2016 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California.

2014: The Next Generation: Reaching for High Energy Savings

ACEEE hosted its 18th biennial Summer Study August 17-22, 2014 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California.

2012: Fueling Our Future with Efficiency

ACEEE hosted its 17th biennial Summer Study August 12-17, 2012 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California.

2010: The Climate for Efficiency is Now

ACEEE hosted its 16th biennial Summer Study August 15-20, 2010 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California. The conference drew a new record number of 1036 participants. 304 peer-reviewed papers were presented throughout the week.

2008: Scaling Up: Building Tomorrow's Solutions

ACEEE hosted its 15th biennial Summer Study August 17-22, 2008 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California. The conference drew a record number of 973 participants. 301 peer-reviewed papers were presented throughout the week.

2006: Less is More: En Route to Zero Energy Buildings

ACEEE hosted its 14th biennial Summer Study August 13-18, 2006 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California. This preeminent gathering of energy efficiency professionals from around the world brought together nearly 800 participants. There were 282 peer-reviewed papers were presented throughout the week.

2004: Breaking Out of the Box

ACEEE hosted its 13th biennial Summer Study August 22-27, 2004 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California. In what is widely considered to be the preeminent gathering of energy efficiency professionals from around the world, the conference brought together 694 participants representing 39 states and 19 countries (including the U.S.). There were 273 peer-reviewed papers were presented throughout the week.

2002: Energy Efficiency in a Competitive Environment

ACEEE hosted its 12th biennial Summer Study August 18-23, 2002 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California. The conference proceedings contain over 273 peer-reviewed papers.

2000: Efficiency and Sustainability

ACEEE hosted its 11th biennial Summer Study in August of 2000 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California. Over 650 energy efficiency experts from around the world attended this year's Summer Study. The conference proceedings contain over 300 peer-reviewed papers.

1998: Energy Efficiency in a Competitive Environment

ACEEE hosted its 10th biennial Summer Study in August of 1998 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California. The conference proceedings contain over 258 peer-reviewed papers.

1996: Profiting from Energy Efficiency

ACEEE hosted its 9th biennial Summer Study in August of 1996 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California.

1994: Building Tomorrow: The Path to Energy Efficiency

ACEEE hosted its 8th biennial Summer Study in August of 1994 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California.

1992: Achieving Technical Potential: Programs and Technologies That Work

ACEEE hosted its 7th biennial Summer Study in August of 1992 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California.

1990:

ACEEE hosted its 6th biennial Summer Study in August of 1990 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California.

1988:

ACEEE hosted its 5th biennial Summer Study in August of 1988 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California.

1986:

ACEEE hosted its 4th biennial Summer Study in August of 1986 Santa Cruz, California. Almost 400 people participated in this week-long Conference.

1984: Doing Better: Setting an Agenda for the Second Decade

ACEEE hosted its 3rd biennial Summer Study in August of 1984 Santa Cruz, California.

1982: What Works: Documenting the Results of Energy Conservation in Buildings

ACEEE hosted its 2nd biennial Summer Study in August of 1982 Santa Cruz, California. 

1980:

ACEEE hosted its 1st biennial Summer Study in August of 1980 Santa Cruz, California. There were 100 registrants at the first ever ACEEE Summer Study.