RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Energy Saving

A collection of news and information related to Energy Saving published by this site and its partners.

Top Energy Saving Articles

Displaying items 25-36
  • Students help study green classroom

    Students help study green classroom
    Davis Magnet School emphasizes environmentalism with Eco-Education Nights, "Waste-Free Wednesdays" and an ecology center. Now it's been chosen for a green-classroom experiment. The Orange County U.S. Green Building Council selected the Costa Mesa K-6...
  • Steinberg: Sports can make change

    Climate change is under way in a harmful and dramatic way. Did you know sports can be part of the solution? Melting ice caps, rising oceans, hurricanes and tornadoes, the science and evidence is indisputable. As fossil fuel, water and other resources...
  • Ikea plans to install solar panels

    COSTA MESA — Ikea will soon install 1,078 solar panels atop its Costa Mesa store. The installation spanning 30,000 square feet will soon be installed at Ikea's location at Susan Street and South Coast Drive, just off of Harbor Boulevard. Seven...
  • District plans for solar panels

    IRVINE — The Irvine Unified School District has indentified an untapped resource: 2.5 million square feet of largely unused rooftop space. Thanks to a 2009 decision by the school board to partner with SunEdison and SPG Solar, that rich supply of...
  • Check It Out: Find books to learn more about green living

    Green living is a growing trend in house building, remodeling and as a general lifestyle choice. Making ecologically-minded choices in the construction of a new house, remodeling an existing home using alternate building material, and choosing more...
  • Irvine Unified School District goes solar

    The Irvine Unified School District has unveiled a 7,300-panel solar project spread across 15 buildings. The venture is expected to save the district $8 million to $10 million over 20 years. The district held a dedication ceremony Wednesday morning at...
  • Water district aiming for full independence

    Water district aiming for full independence
    Editor's note: This corrects the timeline for the Colored Water Treatment facility upgrade and the precentage of ground water sustained. COSTA MESA — A motorist driving down Placentia Avenue might not look twice at the nondescript concrete...
  • UCI course to focus on 'green' buildings

    From LED light bulbs to water efficiency, what makes a building "green"? A new course at UC Irvine intends to teach students the answer. UC Irvine is offering a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Construction Management Course...
  • Ikea solar plans in city's hands

    COSTA MESA — Ikea is planning to light up its store using the power of the sun. The Sweden-based furniture chain last week applied for a permit with the city to install solar panels on the roof of its South Coast Drive store, said Khanh Nguyen, a...
  • Fuel cells heating up Irvine schools

    Editor's note: This corrects the amount the school district expects to save in energy costs. Thanks to fuel cells, students at University and Woodbridge high schools may be swimming in a sustainable pool next year. The technology was approved last...
  • Sounding Off: Reinventing the light bulb

    When you read that, starting Jan. 1, the 100-watt bulb is fading away due to its inefficiencies, you may think, "There they go again. Now Congress wants to dictate which light bulb I can use." The answer is yes and no. In 2007, President George W....
  • Civic Center costs may grow by $12.5 million

    In its latest estimate of Civic Center construction costs, Newport Beach expects to spend as much as $12.5 million more than planned when it approved bonds to cover the project in November. According to estimates released Monday afternoon, Newport...