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PG&E Mobile Home Program Has Launched

March, 29th, 2013

Categories:Central Valley, Fresno, News, Sacramento, The Bay Area

If you live in a manufactured or mobile home and are a current customer of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), there’s good news for you. Synergy Companies has recently re-launched an energy efficiency program specifically for mobile home residents throughout PG&E territory – this includes areas such as Fresno and the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area, and more. This program, officially called the Direct Install for Manufactured and Mobile Homes Program, offers [Read More...]

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WRCOG HERO Financing – How It Works

March, 28th, 2013

Categories:News, PACE Financing, Southern California

Home Energy Retrofit Opportunity (HERO) Program A few weeks ago we shared information on a residential PACE financing program available to Riverside County homeowners that is designed to help them improve the energy efficiency of their homes. We’re so excited about what this can do for residents of the area that we wanted to share a little more about how it works. The HERO Financing Program is sanctioned by the Western Riverside Council of Governments [Read More...]

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Energy Audits in Southern California – Find it, Fix it, Enjoy it

March, 28th, 2013

Categories:Central Valley, Energy Efficient Products, Fresno, Sacramento, San Diego, Southern California

As a Southern California resident, you may be the recipient of high energy bills but don’t even know where to begin to find the right solution. Summer is creeping up on us all, and with it generally comes an increase in our utility bills. Southern California summers can be rather costly and we generally find ourselves paying more than we would like to keep our homes cool. The irony of this predicament we find ourselves [Read More...]

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Bay Area Living: Year Round Benefits of Home Insulation

March, 27th, 2013

Categories:Energy Efficient Products, Insulation, The Bay Area

With such beautiful weather in the San Francisco Bay Area, those who live elsewhere may think proper home insulation is a non-issue. But the reality for those who live there is that insulation may make all the difference in the world, especially for the many people who don’t own central air conditioning. I lived in an apartment in the East Bay in Hayward, CA for a few years, and we didn’t have central air conditioning. [Read More...]

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Are Quiet Cool Whole House Fans Really Quiet?

March, 22nd, 2013

Categories:Energy Efficient Products, Fresno, Sacramento, San Diego, Southern California

Perhaps you’ve had a whole house fan before. Or maybe you’ve just been in someone else’s home who has had one. Wherever you’ve come across them, your experience with whole house fans probably tells you that they are usually anything but quiet. And this is one of the things that make Quiet Cool Whole House Fans so unique. Most whole house fans are so loud that they seem to make your home rattle and shake. [Read More...]

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Clean Energy Sacramento – How It Works

March, 21st, 2013

Categories:Central Valley, News, PACE Financing, Sacramento

Last week we shared information in a new PACE financing program available to Sacramento homeowners that is designed to help them improve the energy efficiency of their homes. We’re so excited about what this can do for residents of Sacramento that we wanted to share a little more about how it works. Clean Energy Sacramento is sanctioned by the City of Sacramento, and is managed and funded by Ygrene. Ygrene has generously allowed us to [Read More...]

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Quiet Cool Whole House Fans are a Welcome Breeze in Riverside

March, 20th, 2013

Categories:Energy Efficient Products, PACE Financing, Southern California

Riverside homeowners are all too familiar with how expensive it can be to constantly run an air conditioner to keep your home cool. Some people opt to open up windows to get some fresh air, and take advantage of cool outdoor air. The problem is that open windows don’t always translate into circulation or a breeze. Enter the Quiet Cool Whole House Fan. These fans are installed in your attic and pull in fresh, outdoor [Read More...]

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Fresno Living: Had a Tune-Up Lately…On Your Air Conditioner?

March, 19th, 2013

Categories:Central Valley, Energy Efficient Products, Fresno

When it comes to a tune-up, most people immediately think of their vehicles. We know that if we want our vehicles to last, we need to take care of them, and that means getting them serviced on a regular basis to extend their life and prevent breakdowns. Taking care of our air conditioners is much the same – if we want them to last, and prevent a breakdown in the middle of a hot Fresno [Read More...]

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A San Diego Solution: Energy Efficiency + Solar Panels

March, 18th, 2013

Categories:Energy Efficient Products, San Diego

San Diego homeowners looking to reduce their electric bills may be tempted into thinking that installing solar panels on their roofs is the quick fix to their energy problems. Make no mistake – as a renewable power source with a long product life, photovoltaic solar panels have significant benefits. But another solution – often overlooked altogether – should be considered first: energy efficiency. First Energy Efficiency, Then Solar The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the [Read More...]

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