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Energy Saving

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  • Solar panels coming to most Newport-Mesa schools

    In an attempt to rein in energy costs, schools across the Newport-Mesa Unified district will begin using solar energy as early as next fall. The school board voted 6-0 on Tuesday to approve a resolution to install solar panels at almost all elementary,...
  • Solar Decathlon in Irvine: Sunny, with a 100% chance of participation

    Solar Decathlon in Irvine: Sunny, with a 100% chance of participation
    Past the neatly coordinated neighborhoods, the master-planned homes and immaculate lawns, on an old military runway in Irvine, a community that imagines life on a smaller scale has taken root. There, hundreds of college students from across the U.S.,...
  • Street changes aim to save water

    Costa Mesa recently received grant money that will fund water-conservation changes to portions of Harbor Boulevard and in Brentwood Park. The $88,763 from the Municipal Water District of Orange County is part of an incentive program that aims to reduce...
  • 4 O.C. colleges to participate in Solar Decathlon

    UC Irvine is among four Orange County campuses chosen to participate in the 2015 Solar Decathlon hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy. The event, to be held in fall 2015 at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, will have participants "designing and...
  • Commentary: We cannot afford leaders who deny climate change

    During my 30 years of teaching management at the American Management Assns. and USC, I often exposed students to a business challenge referred to as "marketing myopia." I started with the story of the buggy-whip manufacturers, along with the railroads,...
  • Biz News: OCC names new marketing and PR director

    Orange Coast College has a new director of marketing and public relations. Juan Gutierrez will serve as public information officer, overseeing marketing, student recruitment, media relations and media publications. "I am excited to be part of the...
  • Middle schoolers get an enclave

    Middle schoolers get an enclave
    Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees unveiled the Corona del Mar Middle School enclave during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday morning. The enclave consists of a three-story building with 12 classrooms and a two-story building with a state-...
  • Alternative fuel finally gaining foothold in O.C.

    As General Motors, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz and other major automobile manufacturers prepare to bring hydrogen cars to market by 2015, the availability and sustainability of the hydrogen fuel to power them remains an issue. Later this month, what is...
  • Kids paint reminder to conserve

    Kids paint reminder to conserve
    Despite dark gray rain clouds threatening to let loose Monday morning, students and adults kept painting a colorful mural on the side of a portable classroom facing the playground at College Park Elementary School. The mural at the Costa Mesa campus...
  • UCI researcher urges better use of repurposed water

    A recent article by a UC Irvine researcher argues that more of the water that normally runs off into storm drains should be repurposed and used to water plants and flush toilets. Lead author Stanley Grant said so-called graywater and wastewater from...
  • District: New facility achieves 1960s dream

    District: New facility achieves 1960s dream
    They're calling it the "Murph." The Mesa Water Reliability Facility — or MWRF — had its official unveiling during a private event Wednesday afternoon. Costa Mesa politicians and Mesa Water District employees were among the nearly 150 who...
  • Schools to receive lighting upgrades

    Local schools will receive almost $1 million in free upgrades starting next week, thanks to the state Public Utilities Commission. The Newport-Mesa Unified School District approved an agreement Tuesday with Southern California Edison to be a part of...