Upcoming Events

Get advice from home energy experts, connect with contractors, and learn more about BayREN Home+ rebates and resources at events in your community.

- 15:30

Making a Healthier Home: Improving Indoor Air Quality & Comfort

Ecology Center

2530 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702

Did you know that indoor air quality is typically 2-5 times worse than outdoor air quality, and can worsen common illnesses such as allergies and asthma? Find out where pollutants and allergens come from and how you can keep them out of your home. Learn about cash rebates and free technical support offered through the BayREN Home+ program.
Come hear from Jeffery Liang, father and home energy specialist at Stopwaste, as well as participating Home+ contractors. They’ll share tips to make your home healthier, safer, energy efficient, and more comfortable, with plenty of opportunity for Q+A.
Hosted by the Ecology Center, BayREN, StopWaste and the City of Berkeley
Space is limited. Reserve your space today.

- 20:00

Mountain View Homeowner Workshop

Mountain View City Hall Council Chambers

500 Castro St.,
Mountain View, CA 94041

Attention Santa Clara County Single-Family Homeowners

Join us for a free informational workshop for homeowners to learn more about the benefits of an energy upgrade and how to qualify to receive rebates for making energy saving improvements to their homes. Single-family residents can be eligible for incentives starting at $300 up to $5,000 with the BayREN Home+ Program. Eligible improvements include air sealing; duct sealing; attic insulation; high-efficiency furnaces, cooling systems and water systems; wall insulation; and more. Residents will also learn about finance options for energy and water efficiency home projects and be able to meet participating contractors.

Doors open at 6:00 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

- 19:00

The Future of Your Energy Bill... and What You Can Do About It

Silliman Community Activity Center, Meeting Room

6800 Mowry Avenue
Newark, CA 94560

Several recent developments will affect your energy bill in the near future. What are these changes and how do they affect you? Find the answers to the following questions and more...

- What is a Time of Use rate and how could I adapt to save or earn money with a few tips?
- What is the best way to save energy at home?

- What resources and rebate programs can help me save energy and make my home healthier and cozier?

Speakers will include

- Bay Area Regional Energy Network representative to speak about current rebate programs
- Rising Sun Center for Opportunity representative to speak about free energy saving services

- SunShares, a bulk discount purchasing program for Solar and Electric Vehicles

A light dinner will be served. All attendees receive a gift bag.

* Event sponsored by the City of Newark and StopWaste, the Alameda County public agency representative for the Bay Area Regional Energy Network

- 15:00

BayREN Contractor Appreciation BBQ

Coyote Point Recreation Area

1701 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA 94401

The BayREN Home+ Program implementers want to show a big THANK YOU to our Participating Contractors! You've all jumped in and made for a successful launch for 2019.

To show our appreciation, we're hosting a catered BBQ lunch for YOU, provided by Kinders BBQ!

Where: Coyote Point Recreation Area, Beach Group Picnic 5 and 6 areas (https://parks.smcgov.org/beach-picnic-area-5 for more information on where these areas are located)

Who: Participating Contractors and their team (significant others/children welcome)

Food will be provided, with access to the recreation area. Check out the site at https://parks.smcgov.org/coyote-point-recreation-area-activities to see what's available.

We look forward to seeing you there!