Advocacy & Activism

Cool Davis Coalition Meeting Q4 2020- Building a Resilient Community

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Building a Resilient Community. This is a recording of the Cool Davis Coalition 4th Quarter Meeting with a Webinar featuring Bob Doppelt and a panel of local leaders on the topic of Building a Resilient Community. Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor leads the introductions. Kerry Daane Loux, City of Davis Sustainability Coordinator.

Greywater Showcase Webinar 2020

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Water Wise Davis hosts the 4th annual Greywater Showcase with special guests and a laundry to landscape parts kit raffle at the end. Learn the basics plus more sophisticated design considerations when reusing laundry and shower water to irrigate your landscape. Webinar was held July 22, 2020. Water Wise Davis is a working group of Cool Davis. Parts kit sponsored by City of Davis.

Home Cooling Part 2: Precooling and Load Shifting

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This video goes over how to cool your home by programming your thermostat to Precool your home. Avoiding peak energy by load shifting, avoiding energy between 4-9pm.​

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Home Cooling Part 1: Evening Cooling

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This video goes over how to cool your home with the Delta Breeze and avoid peak energy cooling by load shifting. Using your windows in the evening is one of the best ways to lower your evening cooling energy.

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LiveCoolDavis Vlog 4: CFL and Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

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This video goes over the how to properly dispose of CFLs and other household hazardous waste (HHW) at the Yolo County Landfill.

For updates on the Yolo County Landfill hours of operation, Covid-19 precautions, or to schedule a home pickup of your HHW please see the landfill website:

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LiveCoolDavis Vlog 2: Line Drying Your Laundry

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This video goes through the benefits of line drying your laundry as well as some tips-and-tricks to make it fun and efficient. I also cover how to save energy on washing your laundry.

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LiveCoolDavis Vlog1: Changing Your Filter Heating and Cooling

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This video describes how to change your home heating and cooling system filter.

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