Employee Lighting Fair

Purchase LED Light bulbs at a 75% discount!
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Balboa Park and City of San Diego employees and volunteers are invited to this exclusive energy-savings event.  Residential use LED light bulbs and energy- and water-efficient shower heads will be for sale.  Choose from a 3-bulb kit for $10 (a $60 value), one recessed bulb for $10 (a $20 value), and one MR16 bulb for $20 (a $25 value).  Bring your colleagues and save BIG together.  See photos from the event!

BPCP Hiring Sustainability Assistant

The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is looking for a full-time Sustainability Assistant to support the Balboa Park Sustainability Program initiatives.  See position description and qualifications in the below attachment.

The Sustainability Assistant is responsible for the effective administration and project management of BPSP. Duties include administrative functions to maintain operational systems; project management to capture and trend program metrics; and communication and special event support. This is a full-time position.

Sustainability Program Looking for LEED Intern to Join the Team

The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is looking for a university intern to support the Sustainability Program’s LEED initiatives at three Balboa Park multi-tenant buildings.  The Balboa Park LEED intern will assist building tenants to document green purchasing compliance in the Materials and Resource category of the LEED 2009 Existing Building: Operations + Maintenance rating system.

LEED Certification Goal Update, Spring 2014

Our legacy goal to achieve 10 LEED certified buildings helps communicate the amazing work already taking place in Balboa Park and sets forth a path of innovative best practices in the future. With 2015 on the horizon, Balboa Park is working hard to make our buildings more sustainable and energy efficient for the California-Panama Exposition Centennial Celebration.

SDG&E Business Rebates and Incentives Help Lower Energy Costs

Rebates and incentives for qualifying energy-efficient products can help offset the costs of new equipment, such as heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC), lighting, refrigeration and food-service equipment. Rebates can total up to $350,000, and incentives can cover up to 50% of the cost of qualified projects. For more information, visit sdge.com/business.

Call SDG&E’s Energy Savings Center at 1-800-644-6133 or visit http://sdge.com/business to find the best energy solution for your business.

Easy-to-use online tools help you track your energy numbers

These three easy-to-use online tools can help track your energy numbers!

  1. Online energy management tool
  2. Energy Waves
  3. kWickview® online power monitoring


Online energy management tool:

9th Annual SDG&E Energy Showcase Special

Save the Date!
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Learn more about how to save energy at the Expo where you will see the latest in energy smart products and services for businesses.  You can also check out alternative fuel vehicles at the Expo's ride and drive event!  Visit http://sdge.com/energyshowcase for more information and to see customer success stories.

IFMA San Diego's Industry Partners Expo

SDG&E Energy Innovation Center
4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd San Diego, CA 92117
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

Balboa Park Facility Managers and Directors are invited to attend IFMA San Diego's Industry Partners Expo. This is an opportunity to learn about the latest products and services of IFMA's Industry Partners at a fun and memorable event. Facility Managers are encouraged to wear GREEN and have a chance to win some $-GREEN-$ with over $1500 in cash and prizes.

Questions, please contact:
Caryn Worcester, CAE
IFMA San Diego

IFMA San Diego
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The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership serves as the collaborative body and collective voice for 26 arts, science, and cultural institutions in Balboa Park. Together we achieve greater effectiveness, innovation, and excellence and contribute to the vitality and sustainability of Balboa Park. Our collective 500 trustees, 7,000 volunteers, and 3,500 staff serve more than 6.2 million visitors annually.