October Training Dates for New and Current Cool Irvine Volunteers
New Leaders - Learn about the Cool Irvine Program and how to get started. Current Leaders & Participants - Get support on the platform and program.
Meet other like-minded folks and enjoy refreshments as we journey towards planet friendly, climate resilient neighborhoods. Come join us at one of two in-person training events for new and current volunteers.
Virtual office hours are also available for further support.
We have already trained over 60 Block Leader volunteers working with over 164 households since launching this program in January 2022. Joins us today to be a part of a fun, inclusive and sustainable experience to help our city reach its Moonshot goal of becoming Carbon Neutral by 2030.The training will be held via zoom for a duration of 3 hours. A total of six training sessions will be offered in 2022, with a new cohort starting every 2 months.
Enjoy a guided hike, compost demo, and interactive activities offered by the City of Irvine in partnership with Irvine Ranch Conservancy.
Event includes guided hikes at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Registration required on-site, limited space available.
At noon, enjoy a compost demo.
ELECTRIFY IRVINE WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS
City of Irvine Environmental Programs will be regularly offering workshops and webinars to support residents in their efforts to "Electrify Irvine." For more questions, call Environmental Programs at 949-724-7365.
Electrify Your Home: Thursday, April 21, Noon-1 p.m.
Why is electrifying buildings important?
Cost savings from electric appliances
Health benefits of home electrification
Available local and state rebates to support electrification
Ready to Electrify? Here are some resources to help plan your electrification process
Switchison.org: Find rebates, incentives and clean contractors to electrify your home
Electrification Wishlist: Want to Electrify but don't know where to start? Tell us what modern electric solutions you want for your clean, efficient and climate friendly homes. Credits: Rewiring America
LEARN TO CONSERVE WATER EVERYDAY!
The City of Irvine is also proud to once again join theWylandNational Mayor’s Challenge forWaterConservation. Join us in making a commitment to reducewaterconsumption and energy use by taking the pledge atmywaterpledge.com.
DO YOUR PART FOR CLEAN WATER AND A HEALTHY OCEAN
Plus, be entered to win 100s of prizes, including $3,000 for your Home Utilities — and a Toyota Highlander Hybrid for a deserving charity in our city.
SWITCH IS ON
The City of Irvine is proud to partner with the SWITCH IS ON program - a statewide initiative promoting consumer education on electrification and helping residents find vetted contractors and access shortcuts to incentive programs and rebates.
SIO also offers an ambassador program for those who have already begun their electrification journey, equipping them with resources and training to champion the electrification movement with their neighborhood.