14 results for tag: Gautam Sajja


Energy Guide: Are Hair Dryers Drying Up Your Savings?

Whether you have luscious locks of hair or a few precious strands, we have all at one point or another used a hair dryer. They are simple enough machines that heat our hair causing evaporation of the water. But have you ever taken into consideration the amount of money that that heat is costing you? For those of you who use a hair dryer every day, now may be a good time to look at how much energy you are using versus how much energy you need!

The YES Conference Aftermath

Going to Oakland in February to present at the YES Conference was probably one of the more interesting events Gautam Sajja has attended here at Walnut Creek Saves, and it is without a doubt, one of the biggest. Meeting new people who are just as passionate about our planet’s future as us was awe inspiring, and going to a college campus to present, really showcased how far we have come.

Energy Guide: What is Sucking Up Your Savings?

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.

Along For the Ride

With the new year here and our new extension to continue our operations, your help is needed to keep our New Year's resolutions alive! Our hard work and effort pays off when you schedule a hassle-free in-home energy and water consultation. Our resources are limited, so maybe it is time for a habit change or two. Sometimes we need a simple reminder of what we can lose.

Same Ol’ Same Ol’

If you asked Gautam Sajja eight months ago about his experience working in a new program dedicated to assisting residents save money on their water and energy bills, he would answer with a sense of pride in the novelty of the situation. Now, almost a year later, if you were to ask him the same question today, he would answer with more pride, but less novelty. A sense of accomplishment in those I have helped, the city of Walnut Creek, and of course, our program.

Energy Guide: The Best PG&E Rebate Deals!

For this energy guide we will be looking at some of the new rebate deals that PG&E has to offer. They have some pretty decent steals, so make use of this article to get your new appliances for a massively reduced price. With these rebates, Gautam Sajja has included a requirements list of the regulations you must abide by in order to receive the rebate, as well as an exclusions list. Check it out now!

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.

Energy Guide: Spin, Load, and Save

Today Gautam Sajja will be exploring the world of energy and water savings with the clothes washing machine and dryer. We all need to wash our clothes and get them dry after. There are many ways to do this while conserving energy, so let’s start with the basics.

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.

Oceans under the Hot Sun

Gautam Sajja, a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves, reflects back on his time with the program, the importance of teamwork, and the desire to want nothing more than for the community he has grown up in to thrive in an environmentally friendly way. Gautam has realized that water, energy, savings, and money are just the beginning of a whole world of change!