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ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATES
 
Property owners in Sonoma can take advantage of a new energy efficiency program - Energy Upgrade California. The program's rebates and resources will help you upgrade your home to save energy and water and make other green building improvements. www.EnergyUpgradeCA.org is a new statewide coordinated website that is your one stop shop to plan your project, locate qualified contractors to do the work, and find the rebates and other incentives to help pay for it. The Whole House Program offers up to $4,000 from your utility company, and may be combined with other incentives and financing such as the Sonoma County Energy Independence Program.
SONOMA’S SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAMS – APRIL 2009
 
As part of the National Conversation on Climate Action sponsored by ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability, the City of Sonoma prepared and hosted a presentation on Earth Day, April 22, 2009.  The topics reviewed include AB811 Energy Efficiency Funding, Commercial Retrofit Funding, the City’s new Green Building Ordinance, Water Conservation and Local Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan.  Click here to learn more about these local programs addressing climate change.
 
 
 
 
For more information on Residential and Business recycling go to the Sonoma County Waste Management Agency website.
 
 
GREEN BUSINESS
 
Through the Sonoma Economic Development Partnership, the City offers several green business programs.   

SONOMA'S GREEN BUILDING PROGRAM
 
 On March 4, 2009 the City Council adopted a new mandatory Green Building Program for the City of Sonoma.  The program will become effective on August 1, 2009.  Click here for more information.
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City of Sonoma 2007 Water Conservation Presentation (Powerpoint)

























 

Shown Above:  Green Business Award being presented to MacArthur Place representive at the June 20, 2007 City Council Meeting

 

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