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August 2018

A Multifamily Property in Richmond Got Paid to Upgrade

By |2019-10-11T12:53:12-07:00August 24th, 2018|Sustainability, Community Spotlight, MCE Communities, The RE-Source|

Multifamily property owner Bakari Kafele has much to be thankful for: His wife, his baby, and MCE’s partnership with the City of Richmond that provided him with substantial cash rebates for energy-efficient upgrades. Bakari reached out to this program, known as Energize Richmond, when he needed to perform upgrades on his three tenant units, [...]

June 2018

2018 Home Upgrade Guide

By |2019-10-11T12:42:58-07:00June 13th, 2018|Sustainability, NEM, The RE-Source|

Are you tired of wasting precious energy resources? Thinking about upgrading your home to be more energy efficient? Well you’re in luck! Here is our shocking energy saving guide for 2018: Magnetic Vent Covers What’s more exciting than air vents? Well, vent covers, of course! Simply using covers to block central air flow to unused [...]

January 2018

6 Good Deeds the Earth (& Your Wallet) Will Thank You For

By |2019-10-11T11:15:08-07:00January 19th, 2018|Sustainability, The RE-Source|

The new year is a great time to make simple lifestyle changes, and, of course, save energy with home upgrades. Here are six of the most effective ways to slash your energy usage and lower your monthly energy bill. Both the planet and your wallet will be grateful! Turn off the lights. Each year, [...]

December 2017

‘Tis The Season for Energy Efficiency

By |2019-10-11T11:11:27-07:00December 21st, 2017|Sustainability, The RE-Source|

The holidays are a great time to relax, spend time with friends and family, and reduce energy consumption. As the new year approaches, here are six easy ways to significantly reduce your energy usage. Stay Warm with Style - Turn your heater down and wear warm clothes indoors. It’s a great time to break [...]

November 2017

Cook Up Some Energy Savings This Thanksgiving

By |2017-11-21T12:07:55-07:00November 16th, 2017|Sustainability, The RE-Source|

Not only is Thanksgiving a great opportunity to spend time with friends and family, it’s a holiday where food can really take center stage. Here are seven easy ways to avoid gobbling up excess energy while preparing the perfect meal. Avoid frequent oven checks. Each time the oven is opened, a surprisingly large amount of [...]

MCE Launches Pilot Program for Low-Income Families and Tenants

By |2019-10-11T11:02:04-07:00November 3rd, 2017|Sustainability, MCE Communities, The RE-Source, Press Releases|

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has awarded $3.5 million to MCE to conduct a two-year, Low-Income Family and Tenants (LIFT) pilot program to better serve income-qualified multifamily communities in MCE’s service area. As residents of income-qualified multifamily housing, renters face multiple barriers to participating in energy efficiency programs, including fear of property owner [...]

October 2017

As the Temperature Drops, So Can Your Energy Bill

By |2019-09-23T17:27:10-07:00October 16th, 2017|Sustainability, MCE Communities, The RE-Source|

Every year, California uses about 2,250 Megawatt hours of electricity, the second highest in the nation behind only Texas. But don’t lose hope – your choices can make a difference! As the seasons begin to change, ample opportunities arise to reduce your environmental footprint (and save some money too!). Here are our four favorite ways to reduce [...]