Realize the Power of Energy Analysis

Rubi Baricuatro Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

If your business is looking for ways to reduce its energy use, a smart approach begins with a comprehensive energy analysis. Such an audit typically costs $0.10 to $0.15 per square foot when performed by top-tier engineering talent, but SDG&E is offering no-cost audits for eligible businesses through its Comprehensive Audit Program. What You Get An energy audit will be …

Maker Faire San Diego 2016 Event

Maker Faire San Diego 2016

Stephania Villar

Maker Faire San Diego, a celebration of the Maker Movement and the do-it-yourself culture, returns to Balboa Park October 1-2. With air rockets, homemade robots, towering sculptures, and a world of virtual reality, San Diegans are invited to be creative, engage in technology, and get their hands dirty. From artists to scientists to engineers to crafters, Maker Faire San Diego …

New Partnership with Jimbo’s…Naturally!

Rubi Baricuatro Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is grateful for its new partnership with a San Diego natural foods grocer! Thanks to the generous donation from Jimbo’s…Naturally! (Horton Plaza location) we are able to offer yummy and organic food items for some upcoming events, as well as gift card donations for raffles. Some of the events supported by this partnership include: October 1 + 2 …

The Informal Mathematics Collaborative Summer Professional Development Program

Kristen Mihalko

We invite you to attend a professional development program, open to any formal or informal educator who is interested in engaging learners with mathematics in new and creative ways.  This 3-day summer workshop will be hosted in San Diego’s Balboa Park by the Informal Mathematics Collaborative, a unique partnership of art and science museums.  Through hands-on activities at three different …

IDSM Lunch & Learn Recap

Rubi Baricuatro Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

IDSM Lunch & Learn Workshop (June 29) Recap The Sustainability Program would like to thank all those who registered for and attended our IDSM Lunch & Learn Workshop on June 29. It was a great success with 4 speakers, 39 participants, 3 workshops and a delicious and sustainable lunch provided by the House of England. A complete set of the …

IDSM Workshop

Rubi Baricuatro

Workshop Summary Businesses are becoming more energy-savvy, integrating and taking advantage of both energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions. Combining the two provides unique opportunities to harness multiple benefits. Integrated Demand Side Management (IDSM) and Integrated Distributed Energy Resources (IDER) are forward-thinking approaches to energy savings. Learn about the basics of IDSM and IDER, then dive deeper into these topics …

Learning Exchange: Keys to Amplifying Awareness and Engagement: Media & PR

Kristen Mihalko

Learning Exchange: Keys to Amplifying Awareness and Engagement via Media & PR Join the Balboa Park Learning Institute in collaboration with SDNA: San Diego Nonprofit Association and Balboa Park Online Collaborative as we share “insider knowledge” on the keys to amplifying awareness and engagement via media and PR. They will give you tips to on how to engage your organization …

Ecobee Thermostats

Rubi Baricuatro Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

SDG&E is providing their small business customers with no-cost ecobee thermostats! Some BPCP institutions have already installed these thermostats, is your institution or business eligible? SDG&E has installed and provided business customers with thousands of ecobee Programmable Communicating Thermostats (PCTs) at no cost. Customers have found these smart thermostats easy to operate and it allows more control over energy use …

Now Accepting Submissions for Sustainability Awards

Rubi Baricuatro Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

The Sustainability Program is now accepting submissions for the 2016 Balboa Park Sustainability Awards. These awards will recognize and honor Balboa Park institutions that have completed innovative sustainability projects in the past year. Learn more. TO APPLY: Download and complete the application, then submit with a photo no later than Friday, September 16 at 5 p.m. via email to sustainability@bpcp.org. …

Copyright and Licensing Workshop

Kristen Mihalko

This workshop will introduce attendees to the complex issues of media licensing, copyright ownership research, ownership evaluations, and media acquisitions for museums, exhibits departments, content developers, and marketing departments. Fundamentals in media research and acquisitions will be introduced including “due diligence” research, “fair use”, “public domain”, user fee determinations, and social media issues like crowdsourcing photographs and posting images to …