It’s no secret that Heating and Air Conditioning is tricky, complicated, and almost never user-friendly. But what if it was? What if you could press a button, and the system would actually work perfectly? Better yet, it worked quicker than the old hunk of metal and ductwork? What if this magic system cost less than the average HVAC to purchase and to run?
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This green grass paint might actually look better than traditional fresh-cut grass. Especially if you live in an area that never has nice grass. As the #1 grass painting company in the Sacramento area, this 5-star rated business has been featured on Good Day Sacramento, Fox40, KCRA 3, and the Sacramento Bee for their outstanding and unorthodox solution to the California drought.
From now until March 31, 2015, all CaliforniaFIRST homeowners who submit a signed assessment contract and complete a project in partnership with California Energy Services will receive:
- A $250 incentive check for projects with minimum cost of $10,000 and max of $19,999
- A $500 incentive check for any projects that cost more than $20,000
Spring and early Summer brings an increase in air conditioner installations in the Roseville area. Customers tend to replace their systems with the most affordable model available. Roseville’s rebate is designed to help reduce the up front costs between a minimum efficiency unit and a high efficiency 16 SEER / 13 EER unit.
Christmas lights are on full display right now. With the days getting shorter, we are using lights more often as well. It’s time to think about energy efficient lighting. SMUD is running a social media contest to get people focussed on lighting. This can include the cityscape, Christmas lights, or anything you find interesting.
We are happy to welcome HERO to Northern California. We have experience using HERO financing in Southern California and agree that it is one of the best financing programs out there for homeowners. PACE financing allows homeowners to 100% finance energy efficiency improvements to their home (including solar) using property taxes.
One of the most common dreams among today’s homeowners is to make their homes as safe, comfortable and efficient as possible. While it may seem as if there are no options for improving home performance other than financing projects on your own, there is another solution, and it is available in the form of PACE financing through CaliforniaFIRST!
Sharing with you how the Nest Thermostat is impacting our energy savings! Around the office, we all have a Nest thermostat installed at home. We saved 31 hours of energy this past month. Learn more about this great conservation tool that tracks your consumption and cheers you on for saving money and energy.
EnergyHELP will help provide energy for families in crisis, and as a bonus for signing up you’ll get a nice treat.
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District is allowing homeowners to borrow an “EnergyAware” device that will show a house’s energy use, making it easy to see what can be reduced.