Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Aggregated Energy Use Data in Los Angeles Schools

Erik Porse

UCLA Institute

Erik Porse is Associate Research Director at UCLA's California Center for Sustainable Communities. He is a trained engineer, policy analyst, and environmental scientist. Erik's research focuses on urban and environmental systems analysis. He has worked throughout the world as an intelligence analyst, educator, and systems engineer. At UCLA, he leads the Artes Project, an interdisciplinary model to assess the future of water resources in Los Angeles ( 


Schools and other public buildings are significant energy consumers. Their public status also makes them a focus for implementing energy conservation measures, including insulation, cool roofs and better shading, along with... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Erik Porse (UCLA Institute)
  2. Stephanie Pincetl (UCLA)
  3. Joshua Derenski (USC)

Topic Areas

• Open source data, big data, data mining and industrial ecology , • Food, energy, water, and nutrient material flows and footprints , • Sustainable energy systems


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