Where to Next

With another month under Gautam Sajja's belt, and the end of the program approaching, it is hard to believe that the program he has worked so hard on for over eight months is almost over. Despite the unknown future of Walnut Creek Saves, what is known is that Gautam and his teammates have helped residents save energy and water and money on their bills. The energy and water savings will not only affect his city, but hopefully the rest of the world as well.

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A Community of Weirdos

Walnut Creek Saves is a program that has much to brag about. The program makes our community a more tightly knit, educated place; all while saving you money and the planet water and energy. But this has already been written about and is common knowledge for those familiar with what we do. Being a part of Walnut Creek Saves has taught Lola Bamberger something much more important and much less relevant to what our mission is - people are weird, and that isn’t necessarily bad.

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Walnut Creek Saves: A Step in the Right Direction

Walnut Creek Saves offers FREE home consultations to Walnut Creek incorporated residents! During the consultations, student Conservation Coaches will walk the residents through their free online energy-saving account, EnergyCenter, fill out a personalized survey about the house, evaluate the outdoor irrigation system, examine light fixtures, and measure the flow rates of toilets, faucets, and showers. Sign up today and see where you can save!

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Energy Guide: Saving Energy Can Be A Breeze!

Many residents find their energy bills to be higher than they would like to pay every month. And sometimes you may not even be able to pinpoint the one device or habit that is costing you extra each month. As a Conservation Coach at Walnut Creek Saves, it is Anna Meehan's job is to inform residents on ways they can save water and energy around the home. Read on to learn Anna's top three energy-saving tips.

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Energy Guide: Don’t get Duller, Get Solar!

Over the past few years, solar energy has been a popular alternative for homeowners. So why should you switch to solar? Tiffany Zhao, a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves, walks you through the important information you need to know before deciding if solar is right for you.

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What a Time to be Alive

This year Anisah Rodgers joined Walnut Creek Saves as a Conservation Coach and has learned quite a bit! She joined to increase her knowledge on ways to save energy and water and to express my love for the environment. Here at Walnut Creek Saves, she is able to talk to people about ways they can conserve energy or water and attend fun events like the Walnut Festival.

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My Conservation Coach Experience

Walnut Creek Saves is a program that provides Walnut Creek residents with free consultations where we provide information on how to save energy and water. The program collaterally educates and pays students, like Andre Medeiros, who are affiliated with this program. Learn more about Andre's experience as he describes working with new team members and educating the community during farmers market events.

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Energy Guide: Which TV is best for you?

Televisions are a great getaway from all the stress that happens in your life, but knowing which television is right for you and will keep energy costs down is important!  When purchasing a TV, Omar Zaifulizan has prepared a guide to help you find the right type and size for your living room!

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More Than Just a Job

Kate Tovey has been a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves since August of 2017 and it has been an amazing first job for her because of ther flexible schedule, supportive manager and co-workers, and the valuable information she received during her training. She has also learned many important life skills through her involvement. Read on to find out more!

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Rotary Club of Walnut Creek Meeting

Walnut Creek Saves recently had the privilege to speak in front of the Rotary Club of Walnut Creek. Two of our Conservation Coaches, Lorcan and Kaipo, presented about our program and their involvement. They did an excellent job speaking to the club members and informing them of our good work throughout the community.

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