7 results for month: 08/2017


Water Guide: Save Water, Drop by Drop

Many people struggle to save water around the home and often times find their water bills higher than expected. Anna Meehan, a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves, is here to share a few interesting ways to save and reuse water and help you lower your bills!

The Conservation Coach Experience

After a handful of months working for this program, the Walnut Creek Saves team has helped multiple residents of Walnut Creek address their energy and water concerns. Andre Medeiros, a student Conservation Coach for the program, has learned a lot with this program and is excited to continue working for it! Read more to learn about his involvement in the community.

Making a Difference

Kaipo Vevera is one of the student Conservation Coaches for Walnut Creek Saves. He is now much further into the job and has accomplished much more than at the beginning. As a program we have completed over 100 consultations since our launch in February! Kaipo has had the opportunity to speak to countless Walnut Creek residents and pass on energy and water saving recommendations to his community.

Energy Guide: Lighting Your Home Efficiently

With a multitude of different light bulbs out on the market, homeowners are often left in the dark on what their best choices are. Kaipo Vevera, a student Conservation Coach with Walnut Creek Saves, will try to solve this issue for you so when you need to make an upgrade on your lighting the choice will be easy.

Energy Guide: Fan of the Week

With the heat of summer ravaging Walnut Creek and running your air conditioner daily being out of the question, it seems that a primary source for cooling inside the home is fans. In today’s installment of energy tips, Gautam Sajja will escort you through the benefits of fans, when to use them, and the resulting energy savings. But not just any fans, whole house fans.

My Experience

Anthony Belavitch is a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves. Anthony gets good experience talking to people and explaining what we do and how we can help them save water and energy, all while saving money on their bills. Anthony learns a lot every day with this job and with the information he learns he can apply it to situations in life. This is why the Walnut Creek Saves team is so great!

Walnut Creek Saves Creates Opportunities

Anna Meehan has loved her time as a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves for the past six months. One of the best parts of the job is helping the community, and she feels our City-sponsored program does an excellent job at doing so. Continue reading to learn more about the new skills Anna is gaining and all about her new role to spread public awareness.