Monthly Archives: January 2015

Our Furnace Tune Up Checklist

Our Furnace Tune-Up Checklist

California Energy Services offers true preventative maintenance. If your furnace breaks down in the year following your tune up, we will credit the cost of the tune up and take 10% off your repair. The CES tune up is a thorough cleaning of your heating system.


PG&E Releases New Energy House Calls Video

Energy House Calls By PG&E - CES Pro - El Dorado Hills, CA

If you haven’t checked out the PG&E Energy House Calls website or YouTube channel, you should. This latest video introduces viewers to the Home Energy Checkup. This tool developed by PG&E helps customers find ways to increase their energy efficiency and lower their bills. This is a survey based energy audit that can help you come up with a game plan for your home. 

So Your Ductwork isn’t Functioning. Don’t Panic — We’ve Got Ya.

So Your Ductwork isn't Functioning. Don’t Panic — We’ve Got Ya.

It’s important to view your home as a living system. Like humans and animals, homes are made up of a variety of moving parts, all of which influence each other to some degree. Imagine the ductwork in your home served as its lungs, moving treated air throughout the environment and resulting in a comfortable living space for you and your family. So…what if the lungs of your home stop functioning? 

Do I Need More Combustion Ventilation Air (CVA)?

Do I Need More Combustion Ventilation Air (CVA)?

The first step is to determine the input BTUs of the combustion appliances in a zone. You need to have enough ventilation air for all the appliances in a zone, not just one. Often times you will see this situation with both a furnace and water heater located in a garage. The next step is determine of the combustion zone (closet, garage, etc.) is considered a “confined space.”