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: October 13, 2018 from 11:00 AM 1:00 PM

    Should you go solar, and should you add a battery if you do? This class will give you the basic information to help you answer those questions, including how solar works, what value batteries can add, and basic costs and return on investment. Lunch will be provided. Preregistration is required. This training is organized by PG&E and is offered in collaboration with Sonoma Clean Power with promotional support provided by the Sonoma County Energy and Sustainability Division.

  • When: October 19, 2018 from 12:00 4:00 PM

    Gary Klein will provide guidance on how to design, specify, and build hot water systems based on up-to-date thinking and information. Water heating has changed considerably in the past twenty years with increased adoption of on-demand and heat pump technologies. Distribution systems have been rethought. This training is organized by PG&E and is offered in collaboration with County of Sonoma Energy and Sustainability Division and Sonoma Clean Power.

  • When: October 26, 2018 from 12:00 4:00 PM

    Civil Engineer Bruce King will discuss how advanced wood framing can improve energy performance while carrying structural building loads with less material. In part two, he will describe other enclosure methods such as straw bale, hempcrete and earthen walls, which have all been employed on numerous buildings in California. This training is organized by PG&E and is offered in collaboration with County of Sonoma Energy and Sustainability Division and Sonoma Clean Power.

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  • 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, 

  • Published on December 21, 2017

    Join the Energy and Sustainability Division for a Home Energy Workshop to learn how you can start saving money and live more comfortably now.

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Contact Information

Liz Yager

Program 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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