Solar Water Heating: How California Can Reduce Its Dependence on Natural Gas

Solar water heating uses energy from the sun to heat water, reducing the amount of natural gas or electricity needed. While California has established a reputation as a leader in reducing fossil fuel consumption, more remains to be done. Solar hot water systems can save more natural gas in California homes than any other technology.

Saving with Solar: A Survey of Homeowners in California

You've read lots of product literature and many scientific white papers and you still wonder, "Is solar right for me?" This document, including survey results from 147 real people who own energy efficient solar-powered homes located throughout the state of California, may help you to decide.

Green Chemistry at Work: Leading California Businesses Demonstrate How to Make Products Safe from the Start

Traditionally, companies have failed to comprehensively consider the risks posed by their products, but green chemistry emphasizes the design of chemicals, processes and goods that cause little or no harm to public health or the environment during manufacturing, use, or disposal.

Toxic Baby Furniture: The Latest Case for Making Products Safe from the Start

Consumer products and building materials manufactured using formaldehyde as an ingredient are a main source of indoor air pollution. Formaldehyde is a toxic chemical widely used in a variety of household products. When used in the home, formaldehyde containing products...

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