2014 Steward of Creation Award

alluptoyou.pngThe 5th Annual Steward of Creation Award will be presented to the House of Worship that has taken steps to “Green” their facility.  Let us know what your house of worship has done to tread more lightly on the earth.  Have you installed energy saving appliances, lighting, or a/c, solar panels or drought tolerant landscaping?

Let us know what you’re doing to tread more lightly.  Submit your nomination for the Steward of Creation Award.


Please answer the following questions, for a chance for your House of Worship to receive the Steward of Creation Award.  

If you prefer to complete the survey and email it to OCICE, please download the Word document here.  Should you have questions or wish to submit photos, please contact us at:  ecofaith@ocice.org.

Good Luck!

Deadline to submit entries is Friday, May 9, 2014.

Please explain the positive results that you have seen as a result to the energy upgrades.

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  • answered 2014-05-07 21:06:41 -0700
    Q: Please explain the positive results that you have seen as a result to the energy upgrades.
    A: Reduced kilowatt hours and improved stewardship of organization financial resources through lower energy costs
  • answered yes 2014-05-07 21:05:41 -0700
    Q: As a result of the energy upgrades, have you seen positive changes?
    A: yes
  • answered 2014-05-07 21:05:31 -0700
    Q: What energy upgrades has your house of worship made in order to reduce their energy use? (I.E., replaced A/C, Heating, Refrigerator, etc.)
    A: 1. Use of CFL and LED light bulbs,
    2. Timers and programmable thermostats to reduce HVAC usage,
    3. Participate in SoCal Edison Summer Cycling Program
  • answered 2014-05-07 21:03:34 -0700
    Q: Has your house of worship installed drought tolerant landscaping to conserve water? If so, please explain, in detail, what was replaced and what it was replaced with. Provide photos if possible.
    A: Not at this time; may do so in the future.
  • answered 2014-05-07 21:03:03 -0700
    Q: What activities has your house of worship organized that impart the message of earth stewardship?
    A: 1. Increased use of CFL and LED light bulbs throughout our facility thereby reducing kilowatt hours of electricity used
    2. Participate in SoCal Edison Summer Cycling Program to curtail HVAC use during high demand event periods of time thereby protecting the grid
    3. Participate in State of CA and City of Laguna Woods waste paper/cardboard recycling program targeting reduction of 25% in landfill wate
    4. Using ECOBLUE organic bio-film reducing men’s restroom urinal water usage by 99% and eliminating use of harsh non-biodegradable chemicals from the environment
    5. Installation and use of timers and programmable thermostats for reduction in HVAC usage when room space not-in-use.
  • answered 2014-05-07 20:50:39 -0700
    Q: Phone:
    A: 949.830.0470
  • answered 2014-05-07 20:50:15 -0700
    Q: Email:
    A: dennislinson@gmail.com
  • answered 2014-05-07 20:49:49 -0700
    Q: Name and Address of House of Worship
    A: Temple Judea
    24512 Moulton Pkwy
    Laguna Hills, CA 92637