In the old days, California homeowners looking for a backup power system had one option: generators. But generators often run on fossil fuels, which are harmful to the environment. Today, California homeowners have another, more environmentally-friendly option…Read More
Unless you’re a big news junkie, you may have assumed that the recently-passed Inflation Reduction Act doesn’t have much to do with climate or energy efficiency.
But actually…Read More
When homeowners think about eliminating fossil fuels in their home or lowering their energy bills, they often think of their heating and cooling systems or their stoves. But one of the most overlooked appliance upgrades is your clothes dryer. Heat pump clothes dryers can help lower a home’s…Read More
You’re ready to upgrade your home and make it better for the environment, more affordable to heat and cool, and healthier and more comfortable for you and your family. But how do you choose the right contractor? When you go to the grocery store, you can choose between organic and non-organic…Read More
When people talk about zero net energy homes, they’re often referring to brand new homes that are designed to be net zero from the start. But existing homes can be retrofitted to be zero net energy (ZNE) as well, and California homeowners are looking to take advantage of clean home energy and…Read More
Staying cool in your California home this summer doesn't require expensive monthly energy bills or lots of energy. With sustainable home upgrades, you can keep your home cool in the summer while using less energy and spending less on monthly heating and cooling costs—all while making your home…Read More
If the pool pump at your California home is getting old, starting to make strange noises, or blowing bubbles and spitting water, it could be time to replace it. Is your pool pump old enough that it's a single-speed motor? You can't even buy single-speed pool pumps in the Golden State anymore,…Read More
Electric vehicles help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save you money at the gas pump—but electricity rates in California are among the highest. While renewable energy makes up a significant portion of grid electricity in the state,…Read More
To meet ambitious goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, California launched the TECH initiative—a new energy efficiency incentive and rebate program in California to make electrification upgrades more affordable for your family.
One of the best new rebate programs available is the…Read More