Category Archives: Energy Savers!

Take this SURVEY to HELP Guide Ventura’s Actions Toward a Healthier Community!

                  Are you interested in energy efficiency, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and renewable energy sources? Please take this quick SURVEY to help VCEnergy.org guide the City of Ventura’s actions towards a healthier

Take this SURVEY to HELP Guide Ventura’s Actions Toward a Healthier Community!

                  Are you interested in energy efficiency, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and renewable energy sources? Please take this quick SURVEY to help VCEnergy.org guide the City of Ventura’s actions towards a healthier

Lower Utility Bills with the emPower Program!

emPower program helps homeowners make affordable utility upgrades to their home offering a variety of incentives, financing, qualified contractors, and expert energy advice. City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Brandon Kaysen talks to Sustainable Ventura about the program. Visit: empowersbc.org Also

Lower Utility Bills with the emPower Program!

emPower program helps homeowners make affordable utility upgrades to their home offering a variety of incentives, financing, qualified contractors, and expert energy advice. City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Brandon Kaysen talks to Sustainable Ventura about the program. Visit: empowersbc.org Also

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