Tag: Energy Efficiency

HERO is the #1 energy-efficiency financing program in the United States and is Available To Homeowners In San Bernardino County

San Bernardino, CA, March 14th, 2016 – HERO an acronym that stands for: Home Energy Renovation Opportunity, is a program, which operates in partnership with local governments, enables homeowners to make energy- and water-efficiency improvements and pay for them over time through their property tax bill.  HERO has been active within San Bernardino County since October 2013.  To date, the program has financed 10,800 local home efficiency projects for a total of $228 million.  The program is estimated to have created more than 1,900 local jobs. The HERO Program is available to residential property owners in many cities and...

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Energy Efficiency Means Cash

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 25, 2013 – Bear Valley Electric Service is giving its customers plenty of incentive to increase their energy efficiency, through its Business Lighting Rebate Program. BVES recently gave the Bear Valley Unified School District a rebate for nearly $18,900 to help offset the costs of installing new energy-efficient CFL lighting that will cut lighting costs by nearly 50%. In 2003, BVES and BVUSD replaced outdated school lighting from the 1950s and 1960s with more efficient technology. Ten years later, there is even better, more cost- effective lighting technology available, and it made sense for the district to upgrade. BVES Director Harry Scarborough said his agency  is committed to helping their customers save money “through programs that are good for their bottom line and the environment.” For most nonresidential customers, lighting represents one of the biggest users of electricity. More information on BVES Commercial Energy Efficiency Programs, are available online or call the Customer Service Center at (909)...

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