Since its inception in 2013, BayREN has fought climate change by implementing energy efficiency programs in the Bay Area, avoiding 126 million tons of carbon emissions in the process.
AltCar started in Santa Monica in 2005 at a time when alternative fuel vehicles seemed like a fading dream. This was a time when bigger was better. Big SUVs were making big money for automakers and you could get a $6,000 IRS tax rebate for purchasing one.
A rigorous study, released today by Build It Green and funded by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), shows that green-certified homes in California bring a higher sales price, even though market barriers often prevent the full value of the home’s green features from being recognized.
Charge! is a grant program offered by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) that helps offset
Mission Asset Fund (MAF) is a San Francisco-based nonprofit whose mission is to create a fair financial marketplace by expanding access to financial services, savings, and investment opportunities for low-income communities. MAF fills key gaps through offerings such as Lending Circles, immigration fee loans, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal assistance grants.
Join us to learn about several new strategies and tools for energy code compliance. Presentations will include a broad perspective of common energy code compliance challenges faced by local governments, followed by case studies and information on several innovative approaches, including electronic tools for residential and commercial projects and in-person assistance for local governments. Attendees will have the opportunity to provide feedback and suggestions.
See how BayREN's Bay Area Multifamily Building Enhancements Program - led by Alameda County's StopWaste and administered within San Francisco by the San Francisco Department of Environment - is supporting local housing affordability through no-cost energy consulting and effective $750 per unit rebates.
The Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition (LGSEC) is hosting a one-day information and networking forum for California local government energy and climate professionals on Thursday, October 25th from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM at the Santa Rosa Veteran’s Memorial Center followed by a energy and resilience-focused tour on Friday October 26th!
BayREN is proud to be a sponsor of the Rebuild Green EXPO — a FREE event for the North Bay Fire Communities. Join hundreds of green building professionals at the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Hall on February 23 for education, information, and networking focused on resilient, affordable, community-centered “green” rebuilding options
On January 16, 2019, BayREN's Bay Area Multifamily Building Enhancements Program (BAMBE) was recognized by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) with a prestigious Exemplary Program Award.