5 results for tag: Walnut Creek Library


What It Means to be a Conservation Coach

As a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves Ariana Montalvo has learned many skills to help guide her through life. She has learned these skills through many outreach opportunities and in-home consultations. At every new outreach event that Walnut Creek Saves attends she learns how to have a professional conversation with strangers, marketing skills, and I am able to educate Walnut Creek residents on how to better conserve water and energy. 

New Year, New Us

On January 24th, the Walnut Creek Saves team met at the Walnut Creek Library to discuss their goals for the program in 2018. The coming of a new year brings along excitement and motivation for change. Many people have New Year’s resolutions and Walnut Creek Saves sure has some big ones. Read on to learn more about our new goals!

What is Walnut Creek Saves?

Walnut Creek Saves is a program that helps homeowners and renters lower their energy and water bills. Walnut Creek Saves is a City-sponsored, residential efficiency program. Our goals are to help residents save energy, water, and money, as well as boost the local economy. Walnut Creek Saves also employs local high school students, like Omar Zaifulizan, and trains us to become Conservation Coaches to help residents during free home consultations and conduct outreach around Walnut Creek!

How Walnut Creek Saves Helps Save

Walnut Creek Saves is a City of Walnut Creek program that was created to help better our community. Our goals are to boost the economy in Walnut Creek, lower residents’ water and energy bills, and of course make the environment a cleaner and safer place. We hope to accomplish these goals by offering free in-home consultations, attending outreach events, and hoping that residents spending their savings locally. 

Walnut Creek Saves: Reducing Usage and Reaching Goals

Walnut Creek Saves is a fully grant funded City-program that was created after a plan of action to combat climate change was formed for Walnut Creek. The goal is to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions to 15% below 2005 levels by 2020. This program directly targets residents as they account for about 18% of greenhouse gas emissions in the city. Read on and Kate Tovey will teach you all about how we reach our goals.