6 results for month: 02/2018
Omar Zaifulizan is a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves. As a Conservation Coach he has learned many things such as talking to new people and improving his communications skills. So far, working for Walnut Creek Saves has been really fun; he has gone to many community events, as well as assisted with his first home consultation!
A few days ago, Anna Meehan and a fellow Conservation Coach worked an outreach event in front of the Ygnacio Valley Library in Walnut Creek. Their goal for the afternoon was to receive sign-ups for our free, in-home energy and water consultations, and explain Walnut Creek Saves to every passer-by. There were many kids wanting quick fun and entertainment. To satisfy this request, Anna and her coworker had an educational recycling game at the booth!
As a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves Ariana Montalvo has learned many skills to help guide her through life. She has learned these skills through many outreach opportunities and in-home consultations. At every new outreach event that Walnut Creek Saves attends she learns how to have a professional conversation with strangers, marketing skills, and I am able to educate Walnut Creek residents on how to better conserve water and energy.
Natural gas is one of the top sources of energy used in heating, cooking, and electricity generation. But almost all of our supply is harvested from pockets formed deep underground, making it a non-renewable resource that will eventually run out. In searching for replacements to fossil fuels, biogas digesters have emerged as a way to turn waste into power, heat, and fertilizer. To learn more, read the guide Clarissa Drouillard prepared about biogas digesters.
Vacuums! They help clean our carpets, our cars, and anywhere there might be dust or dirt. Welcome to a new installment of Energy Guides where we try to help break down crucial components of common household appliances. My name is Gautam Sajja, and this Energy Guide is all about vacuums.
As January turned into February, to Anisah's surprise, the weather wasn’t similar to the frigid air she expected to face. The sun beat down and the warmth of the air could pass as spring. Everybody around her had noticed the sudden change in weather and all of them agreed global warming is to blame. Luckily, Walnut Creek Saves works to help residents save energy and water within their homes, therefore, reducing greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere.