Archive for category: Bringing PG&E Bills Down

HVAC Upgrade Advice

HVAC Upgrade Advice

January 8, 2019 at 10:49 pm

Air conditioners, furnaces, water heaters, and HVAC systems have improved significantly in the past few decades. When it’s time to replace yours, research high-efficiency models that save energy and money over the long run. Before you over-Google “Best HVAC” and “Reduce High Energy Bills”, or make any large purchases, hire a BPI-certified Home Energy Upgrade specialist to […]

 
Reap Epic Air Sealing & Insulation Benefits

Reap Epic Air Sealing & Insulation Benefits

January 8, 2019 at 10:22 pm

ENERGY STAR-recommended air sealing, insulation, and vapor barriers provide significant, unbeatable results, including: Reducing home energy use. Controlling moisture. Improving ventilation. Lowering utility bills. Enhancing comfort (especially during summer and winter). Decreasing household carbon emissions for a reduced environmental impact. Saving electricity, natural gas, and cash. For optimal energy efficiency, your home should be properly […]

 
Common home utilities

“The Why” Behind Home Energy Assessments

January 8, 2019 at 9:42 am

Home energy assessments provide analysis of your home’s energy use, including how much energy your home systems require, how your energy use compares with similar structures in your community, and how you can sustainably improve energy efficiency. When you upgrade your home to use less energy, you also enjoy the benefit of […]

 
Beyond Home Energy Weatherization.

Beyond Home Energy Weatherization.

October 23, 2018 at 11:11 am

Homeowners need answers. It’s drafty, but how much insulation is needed and what kind? Your energy power meter is spinning out of control. Utility bills are packing a monthly belt tightening wallop. Help! Therefore, where should you put your precious home improvement dollars for the biggest bang? To meet optimal energy performance levels, save during […]

 
Get Inspired to Save Energy!

Get Inspired to Save Energy!

August 25, 2018 at 2:50 pm

Beckner Energy Upgraders supports Energy Upgrade California’s® statewide initiative to help Californians be more energy efficient, utilize more sustainable natural resources, reduce demand on our energy grid, and make informed choices about your energy use at home and at work—all of which goes a long way for California. A Home Energy Assessment will help […]

 
Insulating beneath your floors.

Insulating beneath your floors.

September 22, 2016 at 1:23 pm

What we can’t see, we often forget! But, what’s under your home has a super big impact on how you feel day to day indoors. During our Home Energy Assessment we inspect and assess the condition of the insulation beneath your floors. Once the results are in and the Advanced Home […]

 
Change Your Habits.

Change Your Habits.

October 28, 2015 at 3:04 pm

Consume less energy. Save on energy bills. It’s been said that it takes 30 days to change a habit, so get started today. This is how our forebears did it, so can we!   EASY COMMON SENSE ENERGY SAVERS: • Turn On Fans and Open Windows Using fans and windows […]

 
Weatherize for Winter.

Weatherize for Winter.

October 28, 2015 at 12:59 pm

A home energy audit (also referred to as an energy assessment) is the first step to saving energy and money. Energy.gov’s Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks it down, explaining what we look for to determine trouble spots. From air sealing to improving ventilation to adding insulation, science-based home weatherization helps […]

 
PG&E Rates Rising in 2015. What’s the alternative?

PG&E Rates Rising in 2015. What’s the alternative?

January 5, 2015 at 9:32 am

As reported by SFGate, December 31, 2014, “Prepare to pay more to PG&E. Starting Thursday, the rates that Pacific Gas and Electric Co. charges for electricity and natural gas service will rise, pushing up monthly bills by 5.9 percent for the average home. The money will pay for replacing old […]

 
Our customer gets 2 happy faces on PG&E bill!

Our customer gets 2 happy faces on PG&E bill!

December 17, 2014 at 8:57 am

1.5 years ago, we provided an Advanced Home Energy Upgrade to a family in Danville. They just emailed us with very good energy saving. We couldn’t be happier with their continued satisfaction with the upgrade. How many times have you gotten a happy face on your PG&E bill??? “Hi Craig, […]