Author Archive: Nicole Zhong

I am in my fourth and final year at Saddleback Valley Christian High School, and I have been an IEA member for four years. Originally from China, I have greatly enjoyed my high school learning and am looking forward to matriculating into a challenging college.

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IEA Granted Federal Tax Exempt Status

September 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
IEA Granted Federal Tax Exempt Status

The International Energy Alliance is pleased to announce that the United States Internal Revenue Service recently determined the IEA to be exempt from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501(c)(3). According to IEA founding member, Andrew Hunter, “This is a major achievement for the IEA. Pursuing nonprofit tax exempt status was not […]

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Marriott is Serious about Preserving Resources

September 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Marriott is Serious about Preserving Resources

As a student interested in hospitality and hotel management, and as a longtime member of the IEA, it seemed to me that Marriott recognizes that one of the most pressing concerns around the world today is energy conservation. Evidence of this can be found in the great effort Marriott has gone through in order to LEED certify many of […]

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Help Schools Save Energy and Save Big Money

August 30, 2011 | By | Reply More

Hello! I am starting an energy club at Saddleback Valley Christian School. I have done some research and I found this very informative website: http://www.consumerenergycenter.org/tips/schools.html According to this website,California schools spend $700 million a year (about 3% of their budget) on energy. That is a lot of money spent on energy. I hope to find […]

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