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3 Areas of Your Home That Could be Improved with an Energy Audit

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Though we all pay utility bills every month, most homeowners are completely unaware of exactly how much energy their homes use throughout the year. Keeping the climate comfortable, the lights on, and all those appliances running takes a massive amount of electricity. It takes even more if your home has some efficiency problems that cause it to waste power. With the demanding months of summer not far off, it’s important that you make sure that your home is as energy efficient as possible. That’s where a professional energy audit can help you out. Here are just three of the many areas where a professional energy audit can help you.

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What You Need to Know about the Residential Climate Credit from Energy Upgrade California

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Living in California, you’re already probably well aware of the state’s tendency to adopt new environmental technology and policies at a pretty fast clip. That trend is continued with the Residential Climate Credit from Energy Upgrade California. So what is the Residential Climate Credit, anyway? Well, it’s an effort by the state of California to reduce emissions that can affect climate change. Every power plant or other industrial effort must pay for permits if they’re going to put a certain amount of carbon pollution into the air. A part of the cost of those permits goes to the residents of California, helping to reduce the cost of their electricity bills. The credit is also applied to certain small businesses.

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