Skip and Sandy Florey of Mira Mesa first learned about home energy upgrades by attending an energy efficiency home tour in 2012. "We wanted to find out what else we could do to save energy and make our home more comfortable," Sandy recalls.
Learn about & discuss the latest innovations in the solar thermal industry!
Returning for a third year and offered on the last Tuesday of the month through June 2014, Skip’s Tips is the forum for valuable technical information, techniques and skills training for solar thermal professionals and those who want to be one.
Residents in a large section of San Diego North County are now drinking water treated by 100% clean energy thanks to an innovative power system recently installed by the Olivenhain Municipal Water District (OMWD) that transforms water pressure into electricity.
Join CCSE for Electric Vehicle (EV) Day to learn everything about EVs and the incentives available for clean vehicles on Saturday, Sept. 28, at San Diego's Liberty Station (Truxtun Road off Rosecrans St.).
Even a mild Oceanside winter can make a home uncomfortable if it's not properly insulated and sealed. That's what Mark and Jenny Zajac discovered after purchasing their 1970s split-level home last year.
Owners and operators of community and other types of public swimming pools soon will be able to take advantage of rebates for installing solar pool heaters under a new portion of the California Solar Initiative-Thermal Program.
When Michael and Jessica Wolf bought their 1911-built Craftsman home in the South Park area of San Diego, it came with the original furnace and a lot of air leakage. "The house was very drafty with air coming in through the windows and floors," recalls Michael.
CCSE recently hosted a five-day solar water heating installation training specifically for contractors, other industry professionals and self-installers who are looking to boost their careers. The training attracted more than a dozen participants with varying backgrounds and aspirations, motivated by a desire to advance their career in the burgeoning solar water heating market.
Rebates will soon be available in California for a wider range of solar water heating systems with applications in business, industry and commercial properties.
CCSE is now a member of the new Department of Energy Better Buildings Residential Network, which connects energy efficiency programs and partners to share best practices and learn from each other to increase the number of American homes that are energy efficient.