8 results for tag: Home Consultations


Always Saving

Anthony Belavitch is a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves. He is one of several high school students who lead the program with the goal helping people save money on water and energy. Anthony helps offer free home consultations to Walnut Creek residents to check appliances, evaluate habits, and help people make simple changes in their daily lives that will save water, energy and money.

Energy Guide: It’s That Time of the Year!

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us! Everyone is staying indoors, cuddled up in blankets, sipping on a nice hot beverage. With winter here and the weather can be less than pleasant, this article prepared by Anisah Rodgers will offer advice on what you can do to save energy or water during the cooler weather.

My Experience as a Conservation Coach

There are many benefits to becoming a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves. Ariana Montalvo became a Conservation Coach in September of this year and she has learned more about water and energy conservation, how to approach and speak to prospective residents, and marketing skills that will stick with her. Read more to learn more about Ariana's experience as a Conservation Coach.

Event Recap: Shadelands Ranch Museum Holiday Faire

Recently, Walnut Creek Saves had the opportunity to attend the Shadelands Ranch Museum Holiday Faire! The Holiday Faire is an annual tradition in Walnut Creek and Walnut Creek Saves was fortunate enough to set up booth for a few days and partake in the excitement!

What is it like to be a Conservation Coach?

Natalie Ahearn's experience as a Walnut Creek Saves Conservation Coach has taught her communication skills and several different ways to save water and energy around her home. Talking to strangers during outreach events can be daunting, but learning to engage people in conversation and teaching individuals about our program in a short amount of time has helped her learn how to communicate more effectively. Read on to learn more about Natalie's experience as a Conservation Coach.

What Does Walnut Creek Saves Save?

The short answer is energy, water, and money! Walnut Creek Saves was created through a collaboration between the City of Walnut Creek and the private company WattzOn. After realizing that 18% of greenhouse emissions in Walnut Creek were due to the residents, the City of Walnut Creek set out to adopt a residential energy efficiency program and tackle the excess residential energy and water usage.

Learn about Walnut Creek Saves

Anthony Belavitch, one of our student Conservation Coaches, explains how Walnut Creek Saves is a completely free program that is dedicated to saving residents energy, water, and money! Does it sound too good to be true? It’s not! Walnut Creek Saves is an organization that serves the residents, students, and community of Walnut Creek. Read on to learn more!

Walnut Creek Saves: Use Less and Save More

Have you been looking for ways to lower your monthly energy and water bills or do you want to help the environment but have no idea where to start? Or maybe both? Well, look no further! Anna Meehan is here to tell you about how Walnut Creek Saves can help you use less and save more!