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  Green Building Challenge Newsletter | Mar 22, '16

There are currently 110 businesses participating in the Challenge, with our newest members including: UrbanTrans, Grande Law Firm, Sunflower Farms Nursery, Malaga Cove Ranch Market, and Sunrise Senior Living - Hermosa Beach.  

Are you looking for ways to save energy and earn points? Lighting upgrades are often the quickest and easiest way to conserve. Learn about the latest in LED lighting technology and earn points at the free Basics of LED Technology Workshop on April 7 at the South Bay Cities Council of Government's office. 
Participant Spotlight: Beach Cities Health District
Beach Cities Health District, one of the largest preventative health agencies in the nation, is including all team members in their Green Building Challenge efforts. Through their Green Week program, employees are encouraged to take conservation actions at home that can be reported back for points. See how employees at your company can earn points by reviewing the employee activities flyer, then personalize and share with your team to climb the leader board.

You can earn double points for employee outreach activities between now and April, so it's a great time to get started!
Upcoming Events
Making Your Home Healthier and More Energy Efficient - 3/31/2016

Complement your sustainability efforts at the office by going green at home too! Attend this free community workshop to learn
about home energy upgrades, the statewide Energy Upgrade
California program, and rebates. Information on ways to finance
energy and water efficiency projects will be available. There will be an
opportunity drawing for energy saving devices. Earn points for Tenant ENR-012. Read More
Basics of LED Technology Workshop 4/7/2016 

This class will provide attendees with a basic understanding of light-emitting diode (LED) technology, with an emphasis on benefits and limitations for real world applications. Learn about the history, current status, and the future of LED technology which will help you make energy saving decisions. 
Earn points for Tenant E&O-006 and Prop E&O-001. Read More
Easy ways to earn points and climb the leaderboard!
  • Set Water Conservation Goals and Earn 50 points (Tenant & Prop H2O-000)
  • Connect with Social Media and Earn 100 points (Tenant E&O-003, Prop E&O-008)
  • Invite Colleagues to join the Challenge and earn up to 300 points (Tenant E&O-002 (250 points), Prop E&O-004 (300 points))
  • Encourage your employees to install free aerators at home or install aerators at the office to earn up to 500 points (Tenant H2O-004 (200 pts), Prop H20-003 (500 pts )Conduct a Solid Waste Audit-300 points (Prop M&W-003)

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