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ERG Admissions FAQ Deadlines Letters of Recommendation Standardized Tests Which Degree Asmissions Assessment and Decisions Essays ERG Program Contacts with Faculty Advisors and ERG Students Fees and Funding International Applicants       Deadlines What is the application deadline? Friday, December 1, 2017 by 8:59 pm PST. IMPORTANT: The Fall 2018 application deadline has been postponed to to […]


Kathleen Greely


Energy Conservation Retrofits in Public Housing: An Analysis of Their Energy Savings and Cost-Effectiveness (85 MS)

Jalel Sager


Formerly a freelance writer and founding director of the Vietnam Green Building Council (2007-2009), Jalel remains a board member and international coordinator for Green Cities Fund (its NGO parent).  In 2012 he co-founded the Southeast Asia – Renewable and Adaptive Energy (SEA-RAE) group at Berkeley.  At ERG he has designed a class on ecological economics; […]


WA Solar Powered “Net-Zero Community” on Lopez Island

ERG alumni Chris and Chom Greacen explain the vision and execution that brought to life the Common Ground community on Lopez Island, WA. Read about the project’s origins and objectives, efficiency and affordability, solar energy, and community. “In 2006, a group of local residents set a goal of creating net-zero-energy (NZE) straw-bale homes as part of […]

ERG-led THIMBY Wins Categories in Tiny House Competition

The Tiny House in My Backyard (THIMBY) team won several categories in the 2016 Sacramento Municipal District Tiny House Competition.

THIMBY House Project Is Well Underway!

The Tiny House in My Backyard (THIMBY) is an interdisciplinary team of UC Berkeley graduate and undergraduate students working together to design and build an affordable, off-grid, 100% solar-powered “tiny” house. The construction of their first “tiny” house began on May 23rd when the support for the unit’s water tanks was established. Since then, the […]

Tiny Homes may have a Big Effect on Housing ERGies in THIMBY: With Laws Changing

ERG PhD student Ian Bolliger comments on THIMBY (Tiny House in My backyard) in the Richmond Confidential.

ERG at the Paris Climate Talks

The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris has begun and will continue until December 11th. Energy and Resources Group faculty, students and alumni will be playing an active role at the conference and the many peripheral activities.

Go Small and Go Home: UC Berkeley Team Working to Create an Affordable Housing Fix

ERG grad student Ian Bolliger talks about Cal team's tiny house project in Richmond.


ERG Colloquium: Josiah Johnston
November 5, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST
ERG Colloquium: Sam Borgeson
January 29, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST