With the coming of any new year, Californians inevitably look towards ways in which to improve the way they live their lives. Sometimes, this comes down to eating healthier or exercising more, but what about your home? It’s not difficult to neglect the importance of your home’s energy efficiency, especially when you’re working on other aspects of your life.
The holidays are here, and many homeowners in Folsom, El Dorado Hills and Sacramento are doing whatever they can to prepare for the family events that will inevitably ensue. As we run around trying to find the perfect gifts for our loved ones, it’s important to remember that buying ourselves something valuable around this time of year isn’t something to feel guilty about. For those who are looking to lower their energy bills and enhance home performance, now is an excellent time to consider “going green.”
As winter descends on homeowners in the Sacramento, El Dorado Hills, and Folsom areas, many homeowners are spending more time inside and running their heating systems on the regular. Now is an especially important time to consider the efficiency of your home. A key factor to consider is the status of your home’s air sealing and insulation.
Early fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year in the Foothills. It’s also a time for slowing down, which means taking a moment to look at whether or not you’re ready for winter. Cooler temps will be here before you know it, and there are a few things that all residents in Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Citrus Heights and Granite Bay can benefit from focusing on as we continue to transition into fall.
Many homeowners in the El Dorado Hills, Folsom and Sacramento areas are increasingly considering going solar. Some have seen the impact solar power has had on their neighbors, while others are simply interested in “going green” and lowering their carbon footprint. No matter your reasons for switching to solar, it’s important to ensure that you’re taking the right steps ahead of time.
There’s never a bad time to get a home energy audit, but mid-summer is a great time to schedule one. As outdoor temperatures reach triple digits, the differential between outside and inside air is quite dramatic, providing an excellent opportunity to test how tightly your home’s perimeter (or “building envelope”) is sealed.
For a lot of homeowners in the Foothills area, switching to solar is an enticing prospect. Many homeowners, unfortunately, believe that the move to solar is difficult or confusing, which simply isn’t true. California Energy Services proudly offers top-quality solar installations. In addition, we partner with various financing and incentive programs throughout the state to make sure that solar is a reality for homeowners.
As temperatures in El Dorado Hills and Sacramento continue to increase with each passing day, there’s no doubt that spring is in the air. With winter finally behind us, now’s the time to start thinking about doing a little spring cleaning. Despite what you may think, there’s more to spring cleaning than just wiping down the baseboards and giving the vacuum a little extra attention. For a truly fresh start, you owe it to yourself to conduct a home energy audit.
El Dorado Hills and Greater Sacramento residents owe it to themselves to ensure that they’re getting the most out of their homes’ energy efficiency. Identifying problems that might exist, however, is typically the most difficult part of the challenge. The fact is air loss can occur in a number of different ways. Understanding where air loss is most likely to affect your home is the first step towards fixing the issue.
Many people go into the colder months of the year thinking that their home’s insulation will keep them warm when the temperatures drop at night. This being said, a lot of these same individuals learn the hard way that having an insulated home doesn’t necessarily mean having a warm home. When insulation alone isn’t getting the job done, it’s time to look towards the benefits of air sealing.