6 results for tag: Lorcan McSharp


Energy Guide: Australia’s Steps Toward Sustainable Wind Power

Often while conducting outreach for Walnut Creek Saves, we are asked about energy and water conservation outside of the Walnut Creek area. Climate change and its impact is a big topic not only within the Walnut Creek Saves work-sphere, but for everyone in daily, work, and school life, too. So it’s always best for us to stay updated on all things energy and water, to do the best thing for ourselves, and the future of the planet. Lorcan McSharp's deep dive this week is related to Australia’s growing wind and energy storage industry.

Walnut Creek Saves is Getting it’s Interns Ready for the Workforce

One of the goals for Walnut Creek Saves is providing high schoolers with work experience that will help them as they move into the workforce. The job teaches students skills, meeting etiquette, blog/article writing, and sales tactics (even though we aren’t technically selling anything - our consultations are free!). Read more about what Lorcan McSharp is learning from his time as a Conservation Coach with Walnut Creek Saves.

New Year, Same Walnut Creek Saves

It’s 2018 and Walnut Creek Saves is coming into a new year. We must continue to save as much energy and water as we individually can, taking the responsibility on all of our shoulders to better achieve our goals and to lessen the burden on others. Walnut Creek Saves is bringing awareness to the people of Walnut Creek, and orienting them towards our best future!

The Rotary Club Presentation

Last month, Lorcan McSharp and a fellow Conservation Coach went to the Rotary Club of Walnut Creek meeting at Heather Farms. They were there to give a presentation about Walnut Creek Saves. Lorcan discussed what the program does and his student internship experience. According to Lorcan, this was both the most nerve racking and rewarding part of working for Walnut Creek Saves, and It’s just the kind of experience he wanted going into this internship.

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.

Energy Guide: Five Myths About Solar Energy Debunked

In America, there are many people on the fence when it comes to buying solar for their home, and various myths and misconceptions are holding them back. In this article, Lorcan McSharp will discuss the five most common myths and do his best to debunk them.