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Environmental Leadership Program Seeks Applicants

By Bruce Karney Are you concerned about the planet’s environment and ready to translate your concern into action? Acterra’s Be the Change program was created for you!  It’s a a ten month long Environmental Leadership training program that offers fascinating … Continue reading

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OMVNA General Meeting — Getting Greener in ’09

OMVNA’s next General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 7:30 – 9:00 PM, the Historic Adobe Building, 157 Moffett Blvd. Three local experts, all based in downtown Mountain View, will share the latest info about energy efficiency and … Continue reading

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Saving Energy, Money, and, Incidentally, the Planet

by Julie Lovins It’s 2 a.m., and did you know that your teenage fridge in the kitchen, along with the 20-something one in the garage with the cold beer in it, may be gorging itself on a late-night snack of … Continue reading

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Free Neighborhood Work-shop on Home Energy Efficiency

By Elisa Peters Did you know that a plasma TV can use as much energy as your refrigerator? Or that changing a showerhead can save over $140 per year in natural gas costs?  Now is the perfect time to get … Continue reading

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Solar Buyers Group is Back

Last year Bruce Karney organized a city-wide Solar Buyers Group that led to 119 families deciding to invest in rooftop solar photovoltaic systems. This level of activity made Mountain View the #3 city statewide for adopting residential solar in 2007, … Continue reading

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