GOLETA, CA-Beginning with the 230,000-square-foot Castilian Technical Center here, the commercial properties division of the Towbes Group, on behalf of multiple property owners, has launched a significant energy conservation project with Southern California Edison to replace existing lighting with energy efficient fixtures throughout its commercial portfolio.

The replacements will be at no cost to the property owners or to the tenants, says commercial property manager Kate Villar. “High-efficiency equipment is key to lowering energy costs and reducing usage, and we are working closely with the experts at SCE to create a solid energy action plan throughout our portfolio,” Villar says. “We are partnering with SCE to implement their free environmental programs to immediately lower electrical bills and realize significant savings.”

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