Archive for July, 2014

The secret to lower utility bills.

The secret to lower utility bills.

July 19, 2014 at 7:30 am

Summer winter weatherizing.

Summer winter weatherizing.

July 17, 2014 at 7:10 am

In Northern California, we’re enjoying warm, toasty summer weather right now, but we have seasons too, as gentle as they may be compared to other parts of the nation, and October is only a few months away. We can’t even build fires anymore. Since cold weather increases our home energy […]


Energy efficiency is hot.

July 7, 2014 at 8:05 am

Everyone is talking about climate change, cutting greenhouse gas, energy efficiency technologies like Google’s Nest Labs thermostats, tracking energy usage with sensor-based data. But, hey, if the house is leaking air through every nook and cranny, insulation is poorly installed and maintained or has a low R-value, the duct system […]


Hire a Home Energy Upgrade specialist you trust.

July 6, 2014 at 12:57 pm

Most home energy upgrade work gets done in dark crawl spaces and attics, hard, if not impossible to inspect by the homeowner. Therefore, hiring a home energy upgrade company that you feel you can trust in both word and deed should be a high priority. Beckner Energy Upgraders is worthy.