5 Solar Panel Myths Debunked

5 Solar Panel Myths Debunked

February 22nd, 2017

Are solar panels worth it? That might be the main question you’re asking yourself while researching the cost and energy savings of residential solar panels. As you weigh the pros and cons, here’s some more info on …

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HERO Program Now Available in More California & Missouri Communities

HERO Program Now Available in More California & Missouri Communities

February 16th, 2017

It’s always exciting to add more communities to the ever-growing list of those offering our HERO Program to homeowners – and today’s announcement is perhaps even more so since it includes additions in California as well as …

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9 Ways to Have a Romantic & Energy Efficient Valentine’s Day

9 Ways to Have a Romantic & Energy Efficient Valentine’s Day

February 10th, 2017

On Valentine’s Day, it’s understandable if energy efficiency isn’t necessarily the first thing on your mind – but still, it’s good to know your romantic date night doesn’t have to use a lot of energy and water. …

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How Football Stadiums & Fans Alike are Saving Energy During the Big Game

How Football Stadiums & Fans Alike are Saving Energy During the Big Game

February 4th, 2017

The pro football industry has been on a path to improve energy efficiency and sustainability. More and more stadiums are making upgrades to improve their energy consumption – including for the big game! Fans can also save …

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An Inside Look at TEX•COTE COOLWALL

February 1st, 2017

The whitewashed houses dotting the scenic coasts of Greece are beautiful, but they were painted this way for a practical reason: to reflect the harsh summer sun. Specially formulated to reflect the sun’s heat, COOLWALL® by TEX•COTE™ …

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Tips for Choosing the Right Wall Insulation for Your Home

Tips for Choosing the Right Wall Insulation for Your Home

January 31st, 2017

If you have attic insulation but you still feel like the temperature inside your home mirrors what’s outdoors, then it may be time to add or update your wall insulation. Wall insulation will prevent heat from escaping …

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How This Contractor is Making a Difference

January 28th, 2017

Many of the people within our network of home improvement contractors are passionate about making a difference. Mary Jean Anderson, the president and owner of Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air, is certainly one of them. “The most …

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January Home Improvement Contractor Spotlight: Sunlight Solar

January 5th, 2017

“We believe in eliminating the carbon footprint one panel at a time,” says Jeff Correlli, President and CEO of January’s featured home improvement contractor within our network, Sunlight Solar. This company, which currently services all of Southern California, …

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#EnergyWin Tip: Is a Low-Level Carbon Monoxide Detector Necessary?

December 22nd, 2016

The beeping of your home’s carbon monoxide detector, signaling the presence of dangerous levels of a poisonous gas, is not exactly music to a homeowner’s ears. Although standard CO detectors are a common choice, slightly more expensive …

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Help Santa Land on Roofs with Solar Panels!

December 20th, 2016

Cleaner and renewable sources of home energy are now more popular than ever – and more accessible as well, thanks to Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) service providers like the HERO Program. But there’s only one problem… …

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