BYERS SAFE & SMART

Preserving our natural resources is important to the Byers family. Join us in saving water & energy and staying
safe from fire hazards with
our Safe & Smart tips and
collection of resources.

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TIPS & RESOURCES

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Create a water budget. Learn about out how much water your household uses, and write a plan to reduce your use by 20%.MORE WATER TIPS

Turn up the heat. Install a programmable thermostat. During peak hours or when you are not at home in the summer, remember to set your thermostat at 78 degrees or higher.MORE ENERGY TIPS

Create a 100 foot defensible space. A defensible space is a buffer between your home and the grass, trees, or shrubs that surround it, to slow down the spread of wildfires and for the protection of the firefighters defending your home.MORE FIRE SAFETY TIPS

California’s wildfire threat is so severe that the season started early
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Why California’s Drought Impacts Every American Who Buys Food
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California drought: Downpours fall far short of ending crisis
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Safe & Smart Tips in Sierra Heritage Magazine
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California State of Emergency due to drought – January 17, 2014
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PG&E Energy/Money Saving Calculator
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California Climate Credit
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Cal Water Residential
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Fire-Resistant California Friendly Plants
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SMUD Home Energy Use Calculator
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