30 results for tag: City of Walnut Creek


Walnut Creek Saves: A Crash Course Introduction

How much do you know about Walnut Creek Saves? Did you know that Walnut Creek Saves is a partnership with WattzOn and the City of Walnut Creek? Of that the program is not funded by taxes, but instead through a grant from the Department of Energy? Read on to learn how Walnut Creek Saves helps Walnut Creek residents conserve water and energy, boosts the local economy and provides high school students with work experience.

An Opportunity to Make a Difference

Job etiquette and skills that are necessary to succeed in the working world are rarely taught to students at such a young age, yet as a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves, Angelene Younger can experience new responsibilities and scenarios that will help her in her future. As a new Conservation Coach, Angelene is ready to help as many homeowners as possible save money and the Earth’s precious resources.

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.

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.

Serena’s Goodbye

Serena Vincent has been involved with Walnut Creek Saves since February of this year and now the time has come for her Conservation Coach experience to end. Serena is off on her next adventure - college! Before she leaves she wanted to tell everyone how much she has learned and the skills she has gained through her experience.

Four Months Into Walnut Creek Saves…

When the Walnut Creek Saves program first began Lola Bamberger's goal was none other than to reach out to the community and to lend her hand in making it a better place. Now, almost four months into the program she can say, without a doubt, that all of her team members and fellow Conservation Coaches have helped achieve that goal.

Coaching Residents to Save on Energy and Water

Kaipo Vevera is a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves. He has been with the program now for almost half a year and has have thoroughly enjoyed every moment he's had working with the residents of Walnut Creek to save them energy and water and lower their bills. Recently, he conducted outreach at the Lindsay Wildlife Experience and was able to teach children how to conserve energy and water in their homes.

My Rewarding Job

Anthony Belavitch is a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves. During his job, Anthony is able to meet a lot of Walnut Creek residents and help them learn a lot about energy and water and how to save it. He helps them conserve so they can help the environment and help themselves by saving money!

My Awesome Experience

Anna Meehan is one of the few student Conservation Coaches for Walnut Creek Saves. Our mission is to help Walnut Creek Residents save electricity, water and natural gas, in hopes of ultimately saving residents money. Anna is here to tell you the ways Walnut Creek Saves has changed her perspective on the environment and her work with conservation.

Energy Guide: Conserve Water with Showerheads

Did you know that showers account for almost 30% of the water consumption inside your home? That's right! Upgrading your showerhead to a water-efficient model can create instant savings. Luckily, you don’t have to spend time researching which water-efficient showerhead is the best for you. Andre Medeiros has gathered all the information you need to know about water-efficient showerheads.