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12 03, 2015

What are the current Solar rebates?

By | 2017-06-26T20:51:40+00:00 March 12th, 2015|Common Questions, Solar|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQivDGCeYmg A 30% federal tax credit is available for the purchase of a new PV solar power system. You must pay taxes to take advantage of a federal tax credit however. There is a tax deductible county sponsored financing program available in many of the municipalities in San Diego County that allow homeowners to finance [...]

5 01, 2015

High-efficiency heating systems best option when replacing furnace

By | 2017-06-26T20:51:42+00:00 January 5th, 2015|Heating|

When it’s time to purchase a new heating system for your San Diego-area home, energy efficiency is one of the first things that should come to mind. The higher level of efficiency the better your furnace will keep your home comfortably warm without wasting energy ― saving you money in the process. Heating equipment is [...]

21 12, 2014

What's The Best Furnace Filter For Your High-Efficiency System?

By | 2017-06-26T20:51:42+00:00 December 21st, 2014|Articles|

There are lots of air filters on the market at many different price points. San Diego homeowners often ask if there’s really any difference between them. To better understand the various types of filters available, it’s important to understand MERV ratings. The Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value scale expresses the amount of airborne particles, and the [...]

1 06, 2014

ASK Ken – Solar as an investment

By | 2017-06-26T20:51:42+00:00 June 1st, 2014|Articles, Solar|

Ken:  Last week I wrote an article about purchasing versus leasing solar for your home. Reader, Berry, responds. Berry: The recent Union Tribune ‘Ask the Expert’ discussed reasons why someone might wish to purchase a home solar installation. I agree it’s a good idea (I bought one) but I think the rationale presented is weaker than [...]

20 05, 2014

ASI Goes Toe to Toe With Mother’s Milk

By | 2017-06-26T20:51:42+00:00 May 20th, 2014|Solar|

An epidemic has spread throughout the County of San Diego, making the electric company pee their pants! Some argue this rivals the best invention since sliced bread; others believe it’s better than Mother’s Milk! What on planet Earth could rival these two giants? ASI Hastings’ new low-interest, long-term, tax-deductible, punch the electric company in the [...]

15 05, 2014

Financing option puts energy updates within reach

By | 2016-06-01T18:41:43+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Articles, Energy Savings|

“With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you’re too smart to go down any not-so-good street.” – Dr. Seuss With energy efficiency becoming more of a hot topic these days, some may wonder if they can afford to make the necessary updates to their homes. What they may not know, [...]

7 05, 2014

Why a leaky duct should by avoided

By | 2014-04-29T21:34:27+00:00 May 7th, 2014|Articles|

Leaky ductwork can be a home health hazard. San Diego homeowners rely on air conditioning and heating systems to deliver clean, conditioned air throughout the year. Many even go as far as to install high-efficiency air filtration systems in hopes of relieving asthma and allergy symptoms. But more often than not, a home’s ductwork system [...]

28 04, 2014

ASK Ken – AC Tuneup & Tips

By | 2017-06-26T20:51:42+00:00 April 28th, 2014|Air Conditioning, Articles|

Homeowner: Hey Ken, Summer is almost here and I heard it’s going be a hot one! I don’t want another summer of high electric bills! Any tips for a normal homeowner like me? Ken: I feel you! There is nothing worse than being uncomfortable in your own home! Actually, there is one thing worse… having to pay [...]