Women Building a Better Future

Guest blog from CESC partner Rising Sun Energy Center 2016 has proven to be a momentous year here at Rising Sun Energy Center. In March, the organization’s adult workforce development program, Green Energy Training Services (GETS) piloted the Bay Area’s only women’s...

Leading the Way in 2015 . . . and into 2016

As a member of the CESC community, you probably want to know what we have been accomplishing lately. Check out our 2015 annual report. In it you’ll see that in 2015 we helped small- and medium-sized businesses in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Marin counties save almost...

Killing Those Watts

By Janet Stephens I’ve always been interested in saving energy, first in order to save money and second to reduce my impact on the environment. Over the years I have invested in energy-efficient appliances and compact fluorescent light bulbs, and I do things like dry...

Clearing the Air at Home

About one out of eight Californians suffers from asthma. Asthma can be a debilitating and life-threatening disease without appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Just ask Janet Hanssen, whose asthma is so bad she can use up to four inhalers a day. Janet Hanssen’s story...