Category Archives: Energy Savers!

Free Lighting Upgrades for Small Businesses Now Available!!

Southern California Edison (SCE) is offering their 2017 Direct Install program to Ventura businesses from March 20th to April 7th. Through the Direct Install program, SCE sends trained energy-efficiency contractors to help small businesses identify ways to save energy through

Free Lighting Upgrades for Small Businesses Now Available!!

Southern California Edison (SCE) is offering their 2017 Direct Install program to Ventura businesses from March 20th to April 7th. Through the Direct Install program, SCE sends trained energy-efficiency contractors to help small businesses identify ways to save energy through

Two great GREEN Energy Saving Holiday Decorating Tips

Deck the Halls with LED Lights Did you know that when you use Energy Star Certified LED lights to decorate for the holidays you’re using less energy than when you decorate with traditional incandescent bulbs? LED lights are just as

Two great GREEN Energy Saving Holiday Decorating Tips

Deck the Halls with LED Lights Did you know that when you use Energy Star Certified LED lights to decorate for the holidays you’re using less energy than when you decorate with traditional incandescent bulbs? LED lights are just as

Big Bellies: Taking A Big Bite Out of Trash

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHoS3r6TSoo] This past August, The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division, in partnership with the Downtown Ventura Partners (DVP),  installed 30 Big Belly trash and recycling bins. These containers are state-of-the-art, using solar power to self-compact trash, which reduces the

Big Bellies: Taking A Big Bite Out of Trash

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHoS3r6TSoo] This past August, The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division, in partnership with the Downtown Ventura Partners (DVP),  installed 30 Big Belly trash and recycling bins. These containers are state-of-the-art, using solar power to self-compact trash, which reduces the

Understanding the Water-Energy Nexus

-Article as it appears in the Ventura County Energy Regional Alliance (VCREA) Energy Leader Newsletter July-September 2013 Water has always been linked to energy but recently the relationship between water and energy is emerging as a topic of importance.  As

Understanding the Water-Energy Nexus

-Article as it appears in the Ventura County Energy Regional Alliance (VCREA) Energy Leader Newsletter July-September 2013 Water has always been linked to energy but recently the relationship between water and energy is emerging as a topic of importance.  As

Earth Month Tip: Make Your Home an ENERGY STAR!

When you do home maintenance, also do a home energy audit to find out how you can SAVE money by making your home more energy efficient.  If every American home replaced just one conventional light bulb with a compact fluorescent

Earth Month Tip: Make Your Home an ENERGY STAR!

When you do home maintenance, also do a home energy audit to find out how you can SAVE money by making your home more energy efficient.  If every American home replaced just one conventional light bulb with a compact fluorescent

Green Tip From the United States Environmental Protection Agency

As the temperatures begin to drop for winter, a great way to SAVE $$$ and lower your utility bills is to maintain your heating equipment in  your home and business.  Maintaining the efficiency of your home’s heating, ventilation, and air

Green Tip From the United States Environmental Protection Agency

As the temperatures begin to drop for winter, a great way to SAVE $$$ and lower your utility bills is to maintain your heating equipment in  your home and business.  Maintaining the efficiency of your home’s heating, ventilation, and air

Great Energy Saving tips to SAVE $$$ on your energy bills

As the temperatures start to dip and you spend more time indoors, energy costs can rise at home.  Between 40-70% of all home energy is wasted.  However, you can help change that percentage (and save on your energy bills!) by

Great Energy Saving tips to SAVE $$$ on your energy bills

As the temperatures start to dip and you spend more time indoors, energy costs can rise at home.  Between 40-70% of all home energy is wasted.  However, you can help change that percentage (and save on your energy bills!) by

Great Energy Saving Cooking Ideas for Summer!

What would summer be without barbecues, picnics, and spur-of-the-moment meals eaten outdoors?  Take the “heat” out of summer cooking with these simple ideas: •Use less energy.  Take advantage of the summer’s garden-fresh produce to whip up salads and other side

Great Energy Saving Cooking Ideas for Summer!

What would summer be without barbecues, picnics, and spur-of-the-moment meals eaten outdoors?  Take the “heat” out of summer cooking with these simple ideas: •Use less energy.  Take advantage of the summer’s garden-fresh produce to whip up salads and other side

City of Ventura Public Works Renewable Energy and Conservation Programs

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3WnwsX2K7k] For more than a decade, a top priority in the Public Works Department has been to cut energy costs in order to protect our environment and preserve natural resources.  To date, these energy saving measures have generated a cost

City of Ventura Public Works Renewable Energy and Conservation Programs

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3WnwsX2K7k] For more than a decade, a top priority in the Public Works Department has been to cut energy costs in order to protect our environment and preserve natural resources.  To date, these energy saving measures have generated a cost

Ventura’s Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations Make Ventura A New Destination Point on the EV Infrastructure Highway

[slideshow] Ventura, one of California’s most historic and picturesque coastal cites, is also known for being an environmentally friendly city.  Beginning, March 1, 2012, the City of Ventura will also become a destination point on the electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure

Ventura’s Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations Make Ventura A New Destination Point on the EV Infrastructure Highway

[slideshow] Ventura, one of California’s most historic and picturesque coastal cites, is also known for being an environmentally friendly city.  Beginning, March 1, 2012, the City of Ventura will also become a destination point on the electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure