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Energy Tip for the Day.

Energy Tip for the Day.

June 4, 2015 at 9:44 am

Periodically inspect your dryer vent to ensure it is not blocked. This will save energy and may prevent a fire.

 
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 […]

 

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.

 

Why invest in a new water heater?

April 15, 2014 at 8:57 pm

Your water heating system should provide enough hot water for your daily use and keep your monthly gas base load and energy expenditure in check. A wide variety of tankless, on demand, heat pump, solar and indirect water heater makes and models are on the market, but how to choose? […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]