Energy and Water Challenge

About the Challenge

The Energy and Water Challenge is a competition for UC Davis' residence hall students to see which residence halls team can save the most energy and water. The teams will be ranked on a leaderboard based on how much energy and water they are saving each week. The team(s) with the most energy savings and/or water savings over the course of the competition will be recognized for their efforts.

The Energy & Water Challenge is facilitated in partnership with UC Davis Energy & Engineering.

2020 Competition

Find your team and visit the Leaderboard during the competition.

How to Win

  • Take action to save energy and water in your residence hall
  • Visiting the Leaderboard daily to see how your team is doing, and enter the weekly raffle
  • Attend Energy and Water Challenge programs hosted by sustainability and bring your friends. Sign-up for the sustainability and nutrition newsletter to learn about upcoming events!
  • Fuel the competition with your peers
  • Post on social media about what you're doing to save energy and water using the hashtags #AggiesConserve and #EnergyWaterChallenge

Why Compete

  • Win a trophy and bragging rights
  • Win sustainable swag by entering the raffle – 6 chances to win!
  • Fight climate change – Your actions to save energy and water will save valuable resources and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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Competition Winners

2018-2019 Competition

  • Energy Winner: Team Tercero 1 (Kearney, Laben)
  • Water Winner: none (no teams saved water)

2017-18 Competition

  • Energy Winner: Team Segundo Regan (Campo, Indio, Nova, Paloma, Rienda, Sereno, Talara)
  • Water Winner: Team Segundo Regan (Campo, Indio, Nova, Paloma, Rienda, Sereno, Talara)