Sustainable HB

Sustainable_HB

Profitability through Sustainability

The environment has always been important to the residents and leaders of Huntington Beach. The beautiful coastline and natural wetlands attract thousands of visitors each year and over 200,000 people call Huntington Beach home. The City understands the need to protect the environment and has initiated a variety of programs to support this mission. Learn more about our programs and how they can help create a sustainable community for generations to come.

 

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Bulb Community Choice Energy in HB


In 2002, Assembly Bill 117 opened the door for Community Choice Energy (CCE) programs, which allow local governments to purchase energy on behalf of their communities while still receiving transmission and distribution service from their existing utility provider.  For decades, Southern California Edison has been the sole utility provider for most of Southern California.  But now Huntington Beach will join the County's first CCE, the Orange County Power Authority, to become an alternate purchaser of power for its residents and businesses.  This will not only introduce a new level of competition into the local energy market, but also provide customer choice.  Click here for more info

 

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OC RMDZ is an economic development program that utilizes the growing supply of recyclable materials to fuel new businesses, expand existing ones, create jobs, and divert waste from landfills. The program fosters and supports eligible businesses that supply or utilize secondary materials; creating a circular economy and enhancing the County's economic development potential.  For more info, visit www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/business/ocrmdz.

 

ReFuel Your Fun & Save


In North America, 40 million disposable one-pound propane cylinders are used and tossed out each year. Empty cylinders are often disposed of improperly in landfills, dumpsters, household trash, campsites, on the roadside or in recycling containers.  The solution?  Refillable one-pound propane cylinders.  Refillables save money and hassle, last up to 12 years, and can reduce the impact on landfills and the environment.  For more information visit ReFuelYourFun.org.

 

Resources


Huntington Beach Sustainability Report

Energy Upgrade California - Home Energy Efficiency

Department of Energy Accelerator Participation

Electric Lawnmower Rebate Program

Office of Business Development

Sustainable Business Certification Program - California Green Business Network

The Energy Network

BeWaterWise

Rebates for Your Multifamily Building

 

Southern California Edison Information


Southern California Gas Company Rebates

Southern California Edison

Southern California Edison Newsletter

 

SoCalGas Information


Well Inspection

Advanced Meter

Aliso Canyon Fact Sheet

 

Workshop Reference Materials


Small Residential Solar Systems

Storm Water Program


Did you know?


Construction going on in your neighborhood? Huntington Beach City Code allows for construction with an open building permit Monday-Saturday, 7AM-8PM. Work not requiring a permit may be completed Monday-Saturday, 8AM-8PM, and Sunday, 9AM-6PM.

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