Energy and Sustainability

The Energy and Sustainability Division is part of the General Services Department of the County of Sonoma. This division is responsible for planning, evaluating and administering the County-wide Energy Management and Sustainability Program.

Services include:

  • Long and short range energy and green procurement strategies,
  • Effective and efficient energy use and sustainability practices,
  • County employee commute reduction planning,
  • Energy efficiency and water conservation education, programs and services to all residents and business owners in Sonoma County.

  • When: April 17, 2020 from 10:00 AM 2:00 PM

    Learn about changes to the nonresidential energy code, tenant improvements and alterations compliance, and nonresidential lighting compliance issues. Lunch will be provided for class participants. This training is presented by the County of Sonoma Energy and Sustainability Division in partnership with BayREN and RCPA.

  • When: May 15, 2020 from 10:00 AM 2:00 PM

    Learn about changes to the 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Energy Code) low-rise residential envelope requirements. The envelope requirements cover windows, doors, roofing materials, air sealing, insulation, and quality insulation installation (QII). Lunch will be provided for class participants. This training is presented by the County of Sonoma Energy and Sustainability Division in partnership with BayREN and RCPA.

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  • Published on June 13, 2018

    Provided by PG&E in collaboration with the County's General Services Energy and Sustainability Division, the MI-BEST is a series of five consecutive days of training designed to be taken in sequence. MI-BEST joins the art of construction to the science of energy and moisture management. It provides building professionals an opportunity to learn and practice techniques that might otherwise take many residential projects to experience and troubleshoot.  Participants are encouraged to attend the entire series but individual sign-ups by day and topic are allowed.  Visit www.pge.com/energyclasses for more information.

  • Published on February 16, 2018

    Join the Energy and Sustainability Division for a free workshop on Rebuilding for Efficiency.  You'll learn about the options, benefits, rebates and incentives and considerations for your design team, 

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Contact Information

Jane Elias

Division Manager

Energy and Sustainability Division

General Services Department

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Address
La Plaza A
2300 County Center Drive
Suite A105
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.46242, -122.725426

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Sonoma County Energy Independence Program

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Your local alternative to start saving now!

For Contractors and Energy Professionals

Borrow over 100 energy-related tools from our Tool Lending Library

Tool Lending Library

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The Tool Lending Library is a unique program that loans building measurement and diagnostic equipment free of charge to qualified Sonoma County professionals working on short term energy efficiency and demand reduction projects.

Attention County Employees

Learn how to save energy and money, especially during this time of tightening budgets

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Calling all Green Champions!

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Our division is offering a convenient and personalized approach for employees to learn about sustainability and become Green Champions!