#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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Five Reasons to Tackle Those “Someday” Home Projects Today

Five Reasons to Tackle Those “Someday” Home Projects Today

August 4th, 2016

We all have that “someday” list of things we’d love to do to our homes—those projects we’ll get around to when we have the time or money. But there are at least five energy-efficient home projects you …

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#EnergyWin Tip: High Efficiency Air Conditioning Filters

August 3rd, 2016

Although standard 1-inch filters are great for protecting your HVAC system and filtering the air in your home, there’s an even more efficient air conditioning solution you may not be aware of – and it also requires …

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