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Energy Saving

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • School board to consider superintendent consulting contract

    The school board Tuesday will consider keeping a former superintendent on in an advisory capacity. The Board of Education is expected to consider contracting former Supt. Rob Barbot as an advisor through 2015 to provide guidance to the district and...
  • Commentary: Public safety starts with better street lights

    In the face of increasing property crime rates and the growing encroachment of coyotes in Costa Mesa, it is important that our residential street lights provide adequate illumination at night. In my neighborhood I have observed that over that past two...
  • Customers urged to save power, avoid rolling blackouts

    Customers urged to save power, avoid rolling blackouts
    Officials from California's grid operator and Southern California Edison will roll out an energy conservation campaign Wednesday, asking customers to save power over the summer in light of the outage at San Onofre nuclear plant and the region's tight...
  • Students explore green careers

     Students explore green careers
    Costa Mesa High School's gym buzzed with all things green Friday. Clean Green Technology Inc., Viridistor LLC, Orange County Coastkeeper, Orange Coast College's Recycling Center and other organizations set up booths around the gym to educate students...
  • Sounding Off: Blight vs. boon in coastal communities

    The issue is not whether these solar panels are in compliance ("Corona del Mar Today: Solar panels in compliance," Aug. 15). Clearly the contractor and the solar company who installed them would not have done so if they did not comply with the city's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Where to invest green money

    More and more Orange County entrepreneurs are starting clean-tech ventures, and F. Henry Habicht II, or Hank, is the man they all want to meet. Habicht, 57, is a managing partner at Costa Mesa-based Sail, the leading clean-tech investment firm in the...