Chula Vista Family Home Preserved for Generations to Come

August 25th, 2016

Al Hallor always had fond memories of his grandparent’s house in Chula Vista, CA. So when he had the opportunity to purchase it, he decided to go ahead and keep it in the family. There was only …

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HERO Teams Up With San Francisco Giants Community Fund

HERO Teams Up With San Francisco Giants Community Fund

August 24th, 2016

Kids all over the San Francisco Bay Area love the Giants, but it’s not just baseball that turns them into big fans. It’s what the team does for them off the field to give them a good …

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#EnergyWin Tip: Preventing Solar Data Loss

August 19th, 2016

Did you know there is an easily preventable mistake that some homeowners make with their solar monitoring systems? Have no fear – in this video, Paul from Solaire Energy Systems shares an effortless way for solar customers to …

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How to Charge an Electric Vehicle at Home & Save Energy Too!

How to Charge an Electric Vehicle at Home & Save Energy Too!

August 18th, 2016

If you’re thinking about getting an electric vehicle (EV), you’ve probably fantasized about driving in the HOV lanes and conserving fossil fuels. But there’s that nagging question: how do you charge your car at home without watching …

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New Parents in Chula Vista Loving Their Artificial Grass Lawn

August 17th, 2016

Chula Vista, CA homeowners Jordan & Christina Baria finish each other’s sentences when it comes to describing the sorry state of their grass lawn mere months ago. “A lot of people were walking past the yard seeing …

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HERO Registered Contractor August Spotlight: Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air

August 16th, 2016

Our featured contractor for the month of August is Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air, an award-winning contractor that has been serving Californians in the greater San Diego area since March of 1978. As a female CEO, Mary …

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Infographic: Around-the-Clock Savings With Solar

Infographic: Around-the-Clock Savings With Solar

August 16th, 2016

You’ve heard the term “the gift that keeps on giving,” right? Well, installing solar panels is kind of like that – it’s a gift you give to yourself and your family that works 24/7 to save you …

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#EnergyWin Tip: Hot Water Recirculation Pump

August 12th, 2016

Tired of throwing money down the drain along with cold water while waiting for it to heat up? In this quick tip video, Patrick Somers of HERO Registered Contractor General Air Conditioning & Plumbing demonstrates a simple and …

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How to Keep Your Pool Heated While Lowering Your Energy Bill

How to Keep Your Pool Heated While Lowering Your Energy Bill

August 9th, 2016

When it’s sizzling outside, there’s nothing like a dip in the pool – but your shimmering blue escape from the summer heat also uses a lot of energy, as you’re probably all too aware. If you want …

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Guilt-Free Air Conditioning & Lower Bills with Solar

August 8th, 2016

“It gets very hot here during the summer,” explains El Cajon, CA homeowner Shawn Killpack. “We tend to run the air conditioning a lot.” Last year, Shawn and his family used the HERO Program to finance home …

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