Lake County Energy Watch
Lake County Energy Watch is a local government partnership between the County of Lake and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) which offers a range of energy efficiency options for:
- Special Districts
- Small businesses (under 200kW per month)
- Non-profit organizations*
- Residential customers
- County-owned and other municipal facilities.
Energy efficiency classes are offered in Lake County for the construction, facility maintenance sector and for residential customers, as well as making County staff available to speak to community and civic organizations about energy efficiency programs.
In addition to public education of energy efficiency measures available to all, Lake County Energy Watch is partnering with RHA to provide low-cost lighting retrofits for government facilities – including city, state, and federal facilities located in Lake County – as well as to non-profit organizations and small businesses.
RHA oversees the Energy Fitness Program, an energy efficiency program available to all non-residential PG&E customers in Lake County who use less than 200 kW of electricity per month.
The Energy Fitness Program offers lighting retrofits (remove and replace existing lighting for high energy efficient lighting) at low-cost. The retrofits include four and eight foot linear fixtures, high bay fixtures, light emitting diode (LED) regrigeration case lighting, gas station canopy lights, Energy Star compact fluorescent lamps, LED open signs, vacancy sensors, vending machine controls and faucet aerators, as well as additional LED and other cost effective measures. All of these measures, including energy efficient lighting upgrades, are available for a nominal copay.
Thanks to the assistance from Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Lake County Energy Watch can assist non-profit organizations in Lake County with paying any applicable surcharge for lighting retrofits. When non-profits receive services from RHA through the Lake Count Energy Watch program, RHA will invoice Lake County Energy Watch on behalf of the eligible organization.
For more information about the Lake County Energy Watch program, contact Michalyn DelValle at (707) 263-2221. For more energy-saving tips, visit the Green Living Resources pages.
This program is funded by California utility customers and administered by PG&E under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.