Archive for category: Energy Efficient Windows & Doors

Windows: Evaluate/Fix/Install

Windows: Evaluate/Fix/Install

October 27, 2018 at 8:22 am

Energy efficient windows are an important consideration for both new and existing homes. Window heat gain and window heat loss are responsible for 25%–30% of residential heating and cooling energy use, according to Energy.Gov. If you are selecting windows for new construction or replacing existing windows, it’s critical to choose the most […]

 
Green Retrofitting is Cool.

Green Retrofitting is Cool.

February 15, 2018 at 7:47 am

USGBC’s Green Retrofit Checklist provides important, money-saving solutions to make your home smarter, greener, and healthier. Such as installing fluorescent light bulbs, programming the thermostat to reduce output, and sealing air leaks. For over-the-top green inspiration, we’re featuring a home, covered on Gizmag.com, that sports a significant amount of sustainable technology […]

 

Energy Upgrade California: How it works

July 8, 2015 at 9:48 am

Energy Upgrade California™ helps Bay Area homeowners make home upgrades to reduce energy use, conserve resources and create more comfortable and efficient homes. Participating homeowners may be eligible for up to $6,500 in rebates and incentives. For the Advanced Home Upgrade, we work with you to develop a customized plan to […]

 
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, […]

 
Why Get Energy Star-Qualified Products?

Why Get Energy Star-Qualified Products?

April 15, 2014 at 9:25 pm

We went to the Energy Star website for the answers. ENERGY STAR is the trusted, government-backed label representing pre-qualified, energy efficient products and practices that save money and protect the environment…Installing ENERGY STAR qualified windows, doors, and skylights shrinks energy bills — and carbon footprints — by about 7-15 percent […]

 

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 […]