Energy Efficiency

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Nine Steps to Zero Net Energy in Multifamily Housing

Webinar Focuses on ZNE in Multi-unit Dwellings Sept. 26

With nearly a third of California residents living in multi-unit dwellings, local governments are striving to develop policies that encourage energy efficiency in multifamily housing to help achieve greenhouse gas emission reductions and climate action plans by working toward zero net energy (ZNE) buildings.

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1.9 Million Energy Efficiency Jobs in U.S.

A new report finds that energy efficiency is one of the nation’s biggest job sectors, employing more than 1.9 million Americans across all 50 states.

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California Golden Again on Energy Efficiency

WASHINGTON, DC, (September 27, 2016): In a dramatic photo finish, California and Massachusetts both won the top spot in the 10th edition of the

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Energy Roadshow Takes Statewide Tour

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Your SDG&E bill’s clues to your big energy users

Looking for ways to lower your energy bills?  Understanding the numbers and graphs on your bill can help you determine your home's biggest energy users.  This article is specifically written for San Diego Gas & Electric customers, but many of the lessons are useful to any energy utility customer.

Seasonal vs. baseload

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Solar+Storage Creates Major Economic Benefits for Affordable Multifamily Housing

A new report demonstrates how battery storage combined with solar photovoltaic (PV) systems would lead to significant electric bill savings for both property owners and residents of multifamily affordable rental housing in California.

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Claremont Recognized as Coolest California City

The City of Claremont has earned first place in the CoolCalifornia Challenge, a competition that pitted city against city to motivate residents to take actions and track efforts to reduce their carbon footprints.

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Energy Champions Honored at UCLA Basket Ball Game

The Energy Upgrade California team recognized the UCLA Sustainability Team at the UCLA basketball game at Pauley Pavilion on November 15. The UCLA Sustainability Team, led by Nurit Katz, the chief sustainability officer, has done an outstanding job of implementing sustainability in sports and recreation at UCLA. The game was dedicated to sustainability.