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Energy Saving

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  • Council should postpone wood-roof law

    In the last 10 years we’ve been hammered into loss of income by stock market crashes on investments, loss of jobs and unemployment, loss of interest income on retirement savings and diminished home values. Add to that increased costs of living,...
  • Op-Ed: Here's why Burbank residents want Walmart

    While we appreciate the overwhelming support we have received from Burbank residents, elected officials and stakeholders over the past few months, it’s clear that a handful of special interests are attempting to misinform readers by peddling the...
  • Big bill for green power

    Big bill for green power
    A state law that requires 20% of the city's average energy sales to come from renewable energy is projected to cost the city $17.8 million this fiscal year, officials reported on Tuesday. The financial burden of complying with the state mandate —...
  • Burbank Unified awaits final impact of state budget outlook

    Burbank Unified awaits final impact of state budget outlook
    Local school officials are still uncertain about how the state budget — and rosier financial forecasts — will impact Burbank Unified next year. A new funding formula proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown could bring a 5% — or $2.7 billion...
  • Editorial: Measuring a bond's risk

    How good are you at predicting the future? Or, more to the point, what do you think it will cost to borrow money in 2023? Your answer should determine your vote on the Burbank Unified School District’s $110-million bond initiative, Measure S. No...
  • Burbank Water and Power facility honored for energy, water efficiency

    Burbank Water and Power was recently honored by the U.S. Green Building Council for its new service center and warehouse building. TheĀ  facility is one of three buildings either built or under construction on the utility’s EcoCampus to be...
  • Measure S gets strong showing as voting returns trickle in overnight

    Measure S gets strong showing as voting returns trickle in overnight
    With little more than absentee ballot returns to go on overnight Tuesday, supporters of Measure S, the $110-million school bond, were full of optimism for a campaign they said reflected the best of grassroots work. The education community was firmly...
  • 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...
  • Sustainability is group's task

    Burbank may be able to cross a few items off its checklist as it works to become a more sustainable city before the end of the month. The Burbank Sustainability Task Force has the opportunity to weigh in on upcoming City Council agenda items that...
  • More money for smart meters

    Burbank Water and Power now has an additional $1.5 million for its smart meter ambitions, adding to the already substantial $20-million pool for the project. After being one of just a handful of cities nationwide to receive a $20-million federal...
  • 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....
  • Mailbag: City funds are being misdirected

    The flashing sign says "road construction 5/2-8/27/2010," but we just received notification of what is being constructed with this month's Burbank Water and Power bill. I was hoping to read that some extraordinarily energy-efficient modifications were...