Category Archives: Energy Savers!

October is Energy Awareness Month: Check Your Water Heater!

October is Energy Awareness Month: Check your water heater! The temperature should be between 120°F to 185°F and ensure it has an insulating blanket. An insulating blanket will pay for itself in one year or less: https://www.energystar.gov/products/water_heaters  

October is Energy Awareness Month: Check Your Water Heater!

October is Energy Awareness Month: Check your water heater! The temperature should be between 120°F to 185°F and ensure it has an insulating blanket. An insulating blanket will pay for itself in one year or less: https://www.energystar.gov/products/water_heaters  

October is Energy Awareness Month: Survey Your Lighting!

Survey your lighting. Replace incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lights with high efficiency light-emitting diodes (LEDs). LEDs, especially ENERGY STAR® rated products, use about 75% of the electricity than traditional incandescent bulbs, and they last up to 25 times longer.

October is Energy Awareness Month: Survey Your Lighting!

Survey your lighting. Replace incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lights with high efficiency light-emitting diodes (LEDs). LEDs, especially ENERGY STAR® rated products, use about 75% of the electricity than traditional incandescent bulbs, and they last up to 25 times longer.

October is Energy Awareness Month! Get in the KNOW

October is Energy Awareness Month. Know your ENERGY STAR® labeled products. These efficiency rated products can cut your energy bills. Find retailers near you at www.energystar.gov.

October is Energy Awareness Month! Get in the KNOW

October is Energy Awareness Month. Know your ENERGY STAR® labeled products. These efficiency rated products can cut your energy bills. Find retailers near you at www.energystar.gov.

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