LED Lighting Sale

Rubi Baricuatro

The Balboa Park Sustainability Program is hosting a discount LED lighting sale on Friday, October 28 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Partnering with SDG&E and TechniArt, we’re offering a pack of 8 LED bulbs for $10, that’s up to 83% off light bulbs! This event is open to the public. The lighting sale will take place just outside of … Read More

Third Annual Sustainability Partners’ Breakfast

Rubi Baricuatro

Join us and local sustainability leaders for the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership’s third annual Sustainability Partners’ Breakfast. This event builds awareness of local sustainability initiatives and honors Balboa Park organizations for their exceptional work in the field of sustainability and energy efficiency. This year, museum expert and author, Sarah Sutton, will address role of cultural organizations in the sustainable transformation of communities. We look forward to … Read More

Realize the Power of Energy Analysis

Rubi BaricuatroBalboa 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 … Read More

Maker Faire San Diego 2016

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Maker Faire San Diego 2016 Event

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 … Read More

New Partnership with Jimbo’s…Naturally!

Rubi BaricuatroBalboa 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 … Read More

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 … Read More

IDSM Lunch & Learn Recap

Rubi BaricuatroBalboa 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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Ecobee Thermostats

Rubi BaricuatroBalboa 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 … Read More