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Energy Saving

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  • Burbank housing project ready for tenants

    Burbank housing project ready for tenants
    A new 20-unit, eco-friendly affordable housing project was unveiled on Thursday, wrapping up two years of construction and replacing a cluster of severely blighted buildings in "horrific" condition, officials said. The $9.7-million Sycamore at...
  • Burbank utility wins national recognition for energy saving programs

    Burbank utility wins national recognition for energy saving programs
    Burbank Water and Power has been nationally recognized for its Green Home House Call program, which provides water-saving and energy-efficient products to roughly 850 Burbank homes a year – for free. The Washington D.C.-based American Council...
  • Utility rates set to rise in Burbank

    Burbank utility customers are in for another round of bill hikes this July, with electric and water rates slated to jump 1.75% and 4.75%, respectively, officials said. State mandates to increase renewable energy use, which is more costly, are driving...
  • Burbank poised to adopt budget with $2.5 million in cuts

    Burbank poised to adopt budget with $2.5 million in cuts
    The City Council is slated to adopt a $149-million General Fund budget next week that includes $2.5 million in cuts and fee increases to various services. With the adjustments and a projected 1% increase in sales and property tax revenues, officials...
  • Burbank utility ups the rebate ante

    Burbank Water and Power is boosting incentives for residents who purchase certain energy-efficient home appliances. As the weather heats up, the utility is offering higher rebates for customers who buy more efficient air conditioning units, pool pumps...
  • Burb's Eye View: Northwest Branch Library gets ready to turn the page

    Burb's Eye View: Northwest Branch Library gets ready to turn the page
    Burbank’s Northwest Branch Library on Victory Boulevard is a place where everybody knows your name. Just ask Norm. “I miss this library. I haven’t gone to the library much since (it closed),” said Norm Angelheart, who...
  • BWP's letters feel like harassment

    I agree with letter writer Steve Urbanovich, about Burbank Water and Power's comparison ignoring demographics. My husband and I are also retired. We are 65 and 71 and we’ve lived in the same house for 40 years. We receive the utility’s letters...
  • BWP offers many ways to save

    During these hot summer months, it’s worth a reminder that our community-owned utility, Burbank Water and Power, provides Burbank residents with some of the lowest water and electric rates in the region. However, even with these low rates, the...
  • In-home audit saves money and promotes green

    In-home audit saves money and promotes green
    In this economy, this may be the first time Lola Gandara is looking forward to reading her power bill. Gandara, who has lived in her Burbank home for the past nine years, received a Green Home House call from Burbank Water and Power on Friday as part...
  • Hatred doesn't belong in church

    There were many reasonable answers to the question of church and homosexuality ("In Theory: The church and gay lifestyles," Oct. 28), but a few spoke of it as if it were an illness to be cured by prayer, rather than an immutable trait, such as eye color....
  • Burb's Eye View: Keeping the city ahead of the energy curve

    The U.S. Department of Energy could learn a thing or two from the researchers and power-company employees of Burbank. While the nation’s energy policy slowly, laboriously trudges toward sustainability and cleaner energy practices, Burbank Water and...
  • City buys apartment building

    The city has agreed to acquire and rehabilitate a seven-unit apartment building on Catalina Street, and temporarily removing tenants while it does the work. The City Council, acting as the Redevelopment Agency, approved the deal Tuesday after a general...