Diana Guzman, a 30-year-old widow, works in a peach packing plant in California’s Central Valley. She lives with her two children at Casas de la Viña, a nonprofit housing development for farmworkers in an agricultural region buffeted by poverty and some of the nation’s most polluted air.
San Mateo County Energy Watch can help you save energy and money and reduce your carbon footprint. We provide energy efficiency services and incentives to qualifying public agencies, schools, non-profit organizations, farms, residents, and businesses. We also assist local governments with greenhouse gas emission inventories and climate action planning and implementation. Email or call us at (650) 599-1402 today!
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Energy & Climate Action News
If you think your organization has done all it can to cut back its power consumption, think again. IBM has had a formal energy conservation program in place for almost 45 years, and it’s still finding many ways annually to squeeze its electricity usage.
The concept of "low-hanging fruit" is fairly well-known in energy efficiency: Some improvements, primarily lighting, are easy to pull off, inexpensive, and can show big savings. But as more and more customers replace traditional bulbs, utilities must work harder to find savings.