Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
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Hay tantas maneras en que las personas pueden ahorrar dinero con mejoras de eficiencia energética en el hogar al tiempo que mejoran la calidad del aire interior y reducen las facturas de servicios…
Jul 24
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
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There are so many ways for people to save money through home energy efficiency improvements while improving indoor air quality and reducing utility bills at the same time. It's a win-win…
Jun 30
Alison Clary replied to Eliana Batrez's discussion Weatherize Your Winter
"Lots of great tips here, Eli! Especially for those of us who have an older home!"
Feb 3
Sustainable Contra Costa replied to Eliana Batrez's discussion Weatherize Your Winter
"We have more accurate information:

Weatherization opportunities vary, depending on the age of the structure (or most recent remodel that included weatherization type upgrades). Recommendations for homeowners:

* For buildings constructed over…"
Jan 4
Jim Gunshinan replied to Eliana Batrez's discussion Weatherize Your Winter
"Great article Eliana! You are making us more energy-smart."
Dec 23, 2022
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
True or false: Air leaks are one of the largest sources of heat loss in the winter and heat gain in the summer.  
TRUE! Drafty doors and windows can make a home's heater and air conditioner work harder—using more energy than necessary and driving up…
Dec 5, 2022
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
Are you interested in keeping your irrigation system in peak shape and learning about rain gardens?
 
You're in luck! Join us for the next two installments of our FREE, 3-part Drought-Proof Your Yard Workshop Series.
 
"Irrigation Checkup and…
Oct 4, 2022
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
Calling all Volunteers! 
Here are Sustainable Contra Costa's upcoming volunteer opportunities! Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering in person at the following events:
- *Friday, October 4 from 4-6 p.m. @ the Antioch Library
-…
Oct 1, 2022
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
 
This August, get to know your home's energy usage by completing a Home Energy Audit! Make sure to check out (pun intended) the BayREN Home Energy Efficiency Toolkit available at any County library branch and find out how to increase your energy…
Aug 1, 2022
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
It seems that fire season comes earlier each year, so it's never too early to prepare your home and community.  
Common sense tells us that the risk of wildfires is heightened during periods of extreme heat and amid the worsening drought. However,…
May 31, 2022
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
Mark your calendars for the East Bay Green Home Tour on May 14th and 15th! This virtual program consists of 12 short video tours of different homes in the East Bay and includes a Q&A with homeowners interested in similar home upgrade projects. 
The…
May 2, 2022
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
Thank you to all who attended the Climate Careers Chat that was held on Thursday, January 20th. Whether or not you were able to join us for the online event, the team who worked on this program is incredibly grateful to all who participated and…
Feb 1, 2022
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
From October 31st to November 12th this year, the 26th annual Conference of Parties (COP26) met in Glasgow to revisit climate pledges made under the Paris Agreement in 2015. In it, countries were asked to make significant changes to keep global…
Nov 30, 2021
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
Are you looking for a way to keep your home warm and energy efficient as the weather gets colder? You’re in the right place! 
Join Sustainable Contra Costa and Contra Costa County for our upcoming BayREN Home+ Homeowner Workshop on Thursday,…
Nov 2, 2021
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Sep 4, 2021
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
Nothing quite says summer like a bug bite- especially one you don’t notice until the next day. Whether you prefer traditional insect repellent methods or natural, DIY ones, SCOCO has you covered this summer. However, one tried and true tip for…
Jun 29, 2021
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