Archive for August, 2013

Happy Customer Short Story

Happy Customer Short Story

August 27, 2013 at 5:14 pm

A frantic East Bay homeowner, distraught about PG&E bills over $600 per month, asked us to perform a home energy upgrade – hoping the upgrade work would reduce his utility bills for good. First step, we performed a home energy assessment, running diagnostic tests to determine where the home was […]

 

My home leaks cool air in the summer and heat in the winter! What to do?

August 26, 2013 at 11:03 pm

If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, your utility bills must be ridiculous! Think about an advanced home energy upgrade and reduce your utility bills by up to 45%: Is air whistling through the cracks in the attic, crawl space, around recessed lights, floorboards, etc.? Do you feel […]

 
Building Science Helps Reduce Energy Use by Up to 45%. Forever.

Building Science Helps Reduce Energy Use by Up to 45%. Forever.

August 26, 2013 at 10:09 pm

We’re all familiar with “MPG fuel efficiency” ratings slapped on new cars. It won’t be long before “home energy efficiency” ratings are slapped on homes, describing natural gas consumption, BTU rating, and even water usage. Think about it! Buyers will be able to look online or point their mobile devices […]

 

Home Efficiency Best Practices

August 20, 2013 at 4:25 am

The world has changed for the better. We have more ways than ever to keep our homes healthier, and more orderly, comfortable, technically-advanced, and resale-ready! Inside the Home: Change HVAC filters every 3 months. Get the chimney checked and swept yearly. Switch to insert. Build shelving and get more order […]

 
Learn About Home Energy Rebates

Learn About Home Energy Rebates

August 20, 2013 at 4:19 am

Beckner Energy Upgraders is authorized to perform formal home energy audits and home energy upgrades. We are trained, 2014-certified and highly experienced. We also help prepare the formal rebate paperwork. Ask us what it takes to qualify for a rebate!!! To learn more, visit energyupgradeca.org and type in your county […]

 

Do you have a Leaky House?

August 20, 2013 at 4:13 am

If air is whistling through the cracks, if you feel a chill around your windows even when they’re shut, if your utility bills are skyrocketing, then you probably have a leaky house. Don’t stress, most homes do. Just seal it up! Why throw so much money at PG&E every single […]