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Energy and Sustainability Division

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February 18, 2022 | General Services

Energy and Sustainability Division New Spring Workshop Series

The County of Sonoma, Energy andSustainability Division is pleased to announce the latest workshops in anon-going series for those interested in learning more about the benefits ofmaking improvements that will help make your home or business more resilient. Read full story


October 12, 2021 | General Services

Energy and Sustainability Fall Workshop Series Announced

The County of Sonoma, Energy and Sustainability Division is pleased to announce the latest workshops in an on-going series for homeowners and businesses interested in learning more about the benefits of making improvements that will help save energy, save water, and be more resilient. Read full story


September 11, 2020 | General Services

County’s Energy and Sustainability Division Manager Honored with 2020 PACESetter Award

PACENation, the non-profit organization that advocates for expanded access to Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, has honored Jane Elias, the County of Sonoma’s Energy and Sustainability Division Manager, as a recipient of a 2020 PACESetter Award for excellence in program design and implementation. Read full story


August 20, 2020 | General Services

FREE Home Energy andResilience Workshops

The County of Sonoma, Energy and Sustainability Division is pleased to announce a free online workshop series for homeowners interested in learning more about energy use at home and the benefits of making improvements that will help make your home more resilient. Read full story


July 8, 2020 | General Services

Sonoma County Financing Program Announces Rate Reduction

The County of Sonoma’s financing program, Sonoma County Energy Independence Program (SCEIP), has been approved for an interest rate reduction from 7% to 5.99%. Read full story


January 7, 2020 | General Services

Sonoma County Launches Financing Program for Wildfire Safety and Seismic Improvements

The Sonoma County Energy Independence Program (SCEIP) is now financing wildfire safety and seismic strengthening for both residential and commercial buildings. Read full story


February 19, 2019 | General Services

Free Event: Green Building Expo on Friday, February 22, 2019

Explore how to make sustainable and low-carbon building choices in your rebuild or home improvements. Read full story


June 13, 2018 | General Services

Free Training for High Performance Residential Design and Construction

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. Read full story


February 16, 2018 | General Services

Rebuilding for Efficiency, Comfort, and Resilience

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, Read full story


September 1, 2016 | General Services

Sustainability Fair for Employees and Happy 10th Anniversary for General Services Energy and Sustainability!

Sonoma County Employees— Join General Services in celebrating 10 years of service by the Department’s Energy and Sustainability Division which develops and implements programs that support our community’s resiliency, health, and sustainability. Read full story


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