HERO Energy Efficiency Financing: A California Homeowners’ Guide

California might just be the most unique state in the nation. There are a number of things that our home state a special place, including its natural beauty, the laid back style of the folks who live here, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, to name a few. Those are…

How Often Should a Gas Furnace be Serviced: Expert Fall Furnace Advice

There’s nothing more beautiful to me than Sacramento in the fall—apart from my wife, of course. I love this time of year. The summer heat has finally broken and we’re able to enjoy the outdoors again without sweating buckets. My favorite thing each autumn season is to take long walks…

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

If I had a nickel for every time a client asked me for an easy way to make their home more energy efficient, I’d be a very rich man. The question has been asked in numerous different ways over the years, but the basic gist is the same: What can…

The Best Whole House Approach to Energy Efficiency Checklist for California

In my job, I tend to have plenty of conversations with homeowners about energy efficiency. Energy efficient windows, energy efficient thermostats, energy efficient HVAC units, and energy efficient insulation: people in Northern California love to talk about these things. But, they mostly like to talk about them all individually. A…

Expert Tips to Retrofit Windows in Your Sacramento Home

What makes Sacramento one of the most unique cities in California is the wide variety of homes that one finds in the city’s many distinct neighborhoods, from the old Victorians in Midtown to mid-century dwellings in places like Curtis and Tahoe Park to the fancier, classic styles in a neighborhood…