SCEEP Teaches Community about Energy Efficiency at Earth Day

The South County Energy Efficiency Partnership (SCEEP) is participating in the Community Environmental Council’s 2011 Earth Day Festival, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 17 at Alameda Park in Santa Barbara. SCEEP will be giving away a free Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL)± bulb to customers of Southern California Edison and holding an hourly Light Emitting Diode (LED)± bulb opportunity giveaway at booth #442 while supplies last.

At the SCEEP booth, Southern California Gas Company customers can sign up to receive a free energy conservation kit in the mail and volunteers will demonstrate and compare how much energy it takes to power incandescent light bulbs versus energy-saving CFLs and LEDs utilizing a special hand crank demonstration device.

At 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Congressional, County and City government leaders will be at the SCEEP booth to participate in the giveaways and talk to the community about energy efficiency and ways that we can work together to make good choices that benefit the environment.

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