26 01, 2023

The Furnace Pilot Light Keeps Going Out

By |2023-01-26T16:11:22-08:00January 26th, 2023|Energy Savings, Plumbing|

Once in a while, the pilot light of a gas-powered furnace may go out. But if it happens on a regular basis, it signals an issue is at hand and should be fixed. Here we’ll discuss three common reasons the pilot light goes out and three ways furnace maintenance keeps even older systems operating. [...]

2 01, 2023

How Long Do PEX Pipes Last?

By |2023-01-03T08:12:40-08:00January 2nd, 2023|Energy Savings, Plumbing|

PEX piping has recently become a popular choice for home plumbing systems. It's easy to install, durable, and doesn't rust or corrode like copper pipes. But are there any drawbacks? Let's take a look at what PEX piping can do for your plumbing needs. What is PEX piping? PEX, or cross-linked polyethylene, is a [...]

2 01, 2023

The Secrets to Low Energy Bills

By |2023-01-02T12:50:38-08:00January 2nd, 2023|Common Questions, Energy Savings|

Energy bills can often be quite daunting. And it's natural to want to try and cut costs wherever possible but still enjoy the same standard of living. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to save money and to lower your energy bills without making drastic changes. Get an Energy Audit [...]

30 12, 2022

Can a Whole House Fan Be Used Year-Round?

By |2022-12-30T08:56:10-08:00December 30th, 2022|Common Questions, Energy Savings|

Whole house fans are a great way to make your home more comfortable, not only in the summer, but in the winter too. They help keep you cool in the summer by allowing air to circulate throughout your home. In the winter, they reduce the amount of stale air and reduce moisture build up. These [...]

29 12, 2022

What’s a MERV Rating and Why Does it Matter?

By |2022-12-30T09:36:01-08:00December 29th, 2022|Common Questions, Energy Savings|

Air quality is one of those things that we don't think about until there's a problem. However, poor indoor air quality can be a major source of irritation and discomfort for us and our animals. MERV ratings are an industry standard for rating the filtration efficiency of a pleated filter. While you can find [...]

1 09, 2022

11 Tips to Lower Electric Bills This Fall and Winter

By |2022-08-24T09:49:04-07:00September 1st, 2022|Energy Savings|

There's no fun in getting a huge electric bill when the temperature dips. It can be frustrating, especially if you're unsure how to cut costs. ASI’s White Gove Guys put together some top tips to lower electric bills this fall and winter. Open Curtains During the Day Opening your curtains during daylight hours allows natural [...]

8 07, 2022

Best Thermostat Temperature Settings for Summer

By |2022-07-08T13:41:12-07:00July 8th, 2022|Energy Savings|

Every homeowner's dream is to strike the right balance between a cool, comfortable house and a reasonable energy bill during the hot summer months. Finding that balance may be easier said than done, however. There is an ideal thermostat temperature settings for summer, however, which works to keep your home cool while reducing your [...]

7 04, 2022

With an Energy-Efficient Home, Every Day Is Earth Day

By |2022-06-01T15:05:14-07:00April 7th, 2022|Energy Savings|

Technology and innovation keep improving, offering multiple ways to maximize efficiency in our daily lives. Despite all these advances, however, many homeowners are still slow to make the move to greener appliances and practices. Here’s how you can make small changes with big impact to improve your home’s efficiency and reduce your carbon footprint. Energy [...]

24 07, 2017

SDG&E Solar Rate Change – Your Options

By |2017-07-24T17:16:34-07:00July 24th, 2017|Energy Savings, Solar|

We recently sent out an email in response to SDGE’s recent letter titled “NOTIFICATION OF PRICING PLAN OPTIONS”. We received an overwhelming response and are trying our best to return each and every phone call. Since this could take days, even a week, to get back to every valuable client. I wanted to try and [...]

13 07, 2017

SDG&E’s – Notification of Pricing Plan Options (NEM 1.0)

By |2017-07-13T16:29:53-07:00July 13th, 2017|Energy Savings, Solar|

NOTICE: SDG&E’s “Notification of Pricing Plan Options” This information is for anyone currently under Net Energy Metering 1.0 (your solar panel system was turned on before June 29, 2016.) The utility company recently mailed you a letter about approved changes to electric rates for SDG&E customers, including those with solar energy systems. They are trying to [...]

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