The Museum of Photographic Arts recently remodeled its Joan and Irwin Jacobs Theater. Although theatergoers will be excited to experience the new state-of-the-art projector donated by Christie Digital and Las Patronas, it is the sustainability features that have the Balboa Park Sustainability Program delighted. When redesigning the updated theater, MOPA chose to use products and companies that have a lower impact on the environment.
The Balboa Park Explorer made San Diego Magazine's Best of San Diego 2014 List.
The publication described the Annual Explorer as "Best bang for your buck," and "Genius."
San Diego, Calif. — (June 18, 2014) — The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership (BPCP) is pleased to welcome its newest Associate Member, the San Diego Botanical-Garden Foundation. This new member takes the number of arts, cultural and science institutions represented by BPCP to 28.
“We are delighted to welcome the Botanical-Garden Foundation,” said Peter Comiskey, BPCP Executive Director.
The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is looking for a university intern to support the Sustainability Program’s LEED initiatives at three Balboa Park multi-tenant buildings. The Balboa Park LEED intern will assist building tenants to document green purchasing compliance in the Materials and Resource category of the LEED 2009 Existing Building: Operations + Maintenance rating system.
Balboa Park and City of San Diego employees and volunteers came together on Thursday, March 20 for an exclusive energy-savings event. Residential use LED light bulbs and energy- and water-efficient shower heads were offered at substantial discounts.
This was a fun and interesting way to learn more about energy efficiency savings and LED technology for your home.
See photos from the event!
Together with the City of San Diego (Environmental Services Department, Parks and Recreation, Public Works Facilities Division), San Diego Gas & Electric, San Diego Green Building Council and our cultural institutions, we are working diligently towards a LEED certification goal for Balboa Park.