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Solar Energy Solutions for Rolling Blackouts in California

Solar Energy Solutions for Rolling Blackouts in California

Sep 10, 2020


Blackouts are becoming a chronic problem in California, and many homeowners turn to solar power as a solution. However, if your PV system is tied to the grid, you’ll still lose power when the grid goes down. If you want to use solar power when the blackouts roll in, you will also need to invest … Continue reading Solar Energy Solutions for Rolling Blackouts in California

Backup Batteries vs. Generators – Which Works Best in California?

Backup Batteries vs. Generators – Which Works Best in California?

Aug 30, 2020


Backup batteries vs. generators—how do you decide which one is right for you? Backup power is becoming more and more of a necessity in Northern California. Power outages from grid failures, due to storms, high winds, wildfires, and other natural disasters, affect us all. You don’t have to live in the dark—Energy Saving Pros will … Continue reading Backup Batteries vs. Generators – Which Works Best in California?

What Is the Best Direction for Solar Panels to Face?

What Is the Best Direction for Solar Panels to Face?

Aug 20, 2020


The best direction for solar panels to face will depend on your location and on your energy goals. Some of the factors to consider when placing solar panels include latitude, amount of sun exposure, and the orientation of the roof. If you have a flat roof or install a ground array, you’ll be able to … Continue reading What Is the Best Direction for Solar Panels to Face?

How Long Will a New Roof Last?

How Long Will a New Roof Last?

Aug 11, 2020


Before addressing the roofing problem on your house, you’re going to want to hammer out some details. Does the roof need repairing or does it need a complete replacement? And if you do need a replacement, just exactly how long does a roof last? At Energy Saving Pros, serving Northern California, we are experts when … Continue reading How Long Will a New Roof Last?

How Much Can Solar Panels Help You Save on Your Energy Bill?

How Much Can Solar Panels Help You Save on Your Energy Bill?

Aug 10, 2020


How much do solar panels help you save on your energy bill? It might be more than you think! Renewable solar energy helps you lower your utility bills and reduce your carbon footprint at the same time. Whether your goal is to minimize your dependence on the grid or get rid of your electric bill … Continue reading How Much Can Solar Panels Help You Save on Your Energy Bill?

How Long Does it Take to Re-Roof a House?

How Long Does it Take to Re-Roof a House?

Aug 07, 2020


Heavy rainfall and wind storms can wreak havoc on your roof. And nowhere is that more common than in Northern California, where the rainfall is among the highest in the country. A leaky roof can scare away potential buyers, and can be a catalyst for a host of other problems. So when your roof needs … Continue reading How Long Does it Take to Re-Roof a House?

Why Is HVAC Maintenance Important?

Why Is HVAC Maintenance Important?

Jul 31, 2020


When was the last time you scheduled maintenance on your HVAC system? Just like your car, you use it every day, and just like your car, it requires regular maintenance. HVAC systems need to be inspected, cleaned, and serviced at least twice a year. Regular maintenance can improve performance, prevent breakdowns, and extend the lifespan … Continue reading Why Is HVAC Maintenance Important?

Choosing the Best Residential HVAC System

Choosing the Best Residential HVAC System

Jul 24, 2020


The cost of residential HVAC systems will vary greatly depending on the needs of the household, the size and type of house, and whether or not an existing system can be upgraded. Get the best HVAC system for your home by consulting a professional at Energy Saving Pros in Sacramento. We’ll help you find the … Continue reading Choosing the Best Residential HVAC System

Home Purification System for Allergies

Home Purification System for Allergies

Jun 01, 2020


Did you know a six-room house collects an average of 40 pounds of dust every single year? That oppressive amount of dust can be laced with up to 45 different toxic chemicals. No wonder you’re suffering from allergies! You’re not alone. Nearly 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies each year. That’s one out of … Continue reading Home Purification System for Allergies

Everything You Need To Know About Solar Panels

Everything You Need To Know About Solar Panels

May 26, 2020


  Solar power is the world’s best answer to the question of clean and sustainable energy. Did you know that—just 50 years ago—solar power was only used by NASA? Nowadays, solar power can be found all across California and the United States—in homes, business, and on farms. Solar technology is now used in myriad ways—from … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Solar Panels