Train to Own Your Own Green Business!

We are excited to announce our career training program for an aspiring green entrepreneur located in the East Palo Alto area and surrounding communities, in partnership with  Acterra and Elemental Excelerator. The selected candidate(s) will train with us and Acterra and community partners to learn how to provide free, comprehensive home efficiency services to 100 to 150 low- and moderate-income families in East Palo Alto and neighboring communities from July-December 2018. Upon successful completion of the project at the

We’re a Certified B Corporation!

We are excited to share with you that Pono Home is now a Certified B Corporation®! Certified B Corps are leaders of the global movement of people using business as a purpose-driven force for good. For the past couple of months, we have undergone a rigorous assessment with more than 250 questions to ensure we are holding ourselves to the highest standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. What is a B Corp? There are over 2,200 Certified B

Case Study: Backpackers Vacation Inn & Hostel

We are happy to share our case study on Backpackers Vacation Inn & Hostel, a four-property vacation hostel complex on the North Shore of Oahu we did energy and water efficiency work for in summer 2015. Six months after the Pono Home service, the hostel’s energy and water use has dropped by an average of 30.3% and 16.8%, respectively, resulting in an average of 490 fewer kWh and 21,000 fewer gallons of water used per month, and an estimated