Energy Efficient Homes & Businesses

Learn how you can make your home and business more energy efficient.Small cartoon houses sitting on grassy hills.

Buildings - Residential

When we turn on the heat or air conditioning, turn on the lights, cook our own meals, watch TV, or use our computers, we are using energy in our homes.

There are numerous ways that we can reduce the use of the supply of energy to our home:

Solar is one option for alternative energy to reduce the carbon footprint of your home that has become increasingly more popular and affordable.

Take advantage of the following SDG&E links that provide rebates and tips to improve the energy efficiency of your home through retrofits of windows, water heaters, and more:

Click on the resources below to find out ways you can incorporate energy reduction measures if you plan to build or redevelop in Del Mar:

Buildings - Commercial

Stores, businesses, and restaurants use energy to meet the needs of their customers. Alarm systems, lighting, cooking, heating and air conditioning, to name a few, all require energy.

Electricity and natural gas consumption in commercial buildings accounts for about 15% of greenhouse gas emissions in the City of Del Mar.

Business Owners:
Look here for ways to meet the needs of your customers while using sustainable and cost-saving measures:

  • How Businesses Can Reduce Their Use-Coming Soon!

Check the following links for green construction regulations and the cost-savings benefits of using sustainable measures:

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