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Energy Saving

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  • 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...
  • Seeing red in 'green' panels

    To Stephen and Mashid Rizzone, nothing is more beautiful than preserving the planet for future generations. In about a month, the Rizzones will move into their new "green" home on the bluffs of Corona del Mar. The residence on Dolphin Terrace will be...
  • Sounding Off: Going 'green' can make you some green

    When most entrepreneurs start a business, their top priorities are usually in the area of getting start-up capital, finding talented workers or reaching customers. I took a different route. Five years ago, I started a zero-waste packing and moving...
  • City celebrates sun-powered center

     City celebrates sun-powered center
    Taking advantage of the longest day of the year, Costa Mesa on Monday celebrated the installation of solar panels on the roof of the Neighborhood Community Center. Costa Mesa entered into a power purchase agreement with Foster City, Calif.-based...
  • Community Commentary: Newport Beach mayor has mid-year update

    As we reach the halfway mark for 2010, I thought it would be a good time to stop and report to the residents of our city on our progress to make Newport Beach an even better place to live. At the beginning of the year, I promised that Newport would end...
  • EuroCar gets new showroom

    EuroCar gets new showroom
    COSTA MESA — It was a 55,000 square-foot run-down warehouse until a German master mechanic converted it to an indoor state-of-the-art dealership. "My belief from a few years ago is that the car world has changed to more of an online buyer," said...
  • Smart meters bring small increases

    Costa Mesa and Newport Beach homeowners are seeing fractional increases in their monthly energy bills to pay for the new Smart electric meters, but most say it's a small price to pay for energy efficiency. The $1.6 billion SmartConnect program was...
  • Green shouldn't trump views, resident claims

    The obliteration of a second story ocean view from a Mystic Hills home has the property owner and the city asking if energy conservation holds all the trumps. Unlike view obstructions from architectural elements, neighbors have no say in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...