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Energy Saving

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  • 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...
  • Retail Therapy: Cut down on water consumption

    Drought intolerant: The Irvine Ranch Water District, 15600 Sand Canyon Ave., will partner with NBC4's Crystal Egger, Vikki Vargas and Fritz Coleman to host a public discussion about how to save water during the regional drought from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct....
  • Kelp is on the way

    Kelp is on the way
    Laguna Beach's annual Kelpfest was born out of frustration. Every time Nancy Caruso heard people grouse about kelp washing up on local beaches, she'd want to "bang her head against a wall." To her, that was akin to planting trees only to gripe when they...
  • Task force tackles downtown lighting

    Upgrading the streetlights along Main Street could cost Huntington Beach a hefty amount of money, according to a presentation given by a member of city staff to the Downtown Task Force on Thursday. Aaron Klemm, energy project manager for Huntington...
  • Village Entrance designs displayed, critiqued

    Village Entrance designs displayed, critiqued
    The Village Entrance's initial design includes trees, parkland and stone walkways, but no shooting range. Still, concerned residents took target practice at a proposed four-level parking garage that is included with the proposed development near the...