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Enjoy Summer Energy Savings with Solar!

Enjoy Summer Energy Savings with Solar!

May 12, 2020


With summertime quickly approaching, there is no better time to consider the benefits of going solar! Solar power reduces your environmental impact and saves you money by providing clean, renewable, sustainable energy for your home, but what about during the intense heat of summer? During summertime, most of us watch electricity rates and our energy … Continue reading Enjoy Summer Energy Savings with Solar!

Solar-Powered Attic Fans 101

Solar-Powered Attic Fans 101

May 09, 2020


More than ever, homeowners are looking for ways to save money by reducing their energy use and power bills. How can you regulate the temperature in your attic while also conserving energy and lowering monthly costs? One option to consider is a 100% solar-powered attic fan. Our team at Energy Saving Pros in Northern California … Continue reading Solar-Powered Attic Fans 101

What is the Average Lifespan of Air Conditioning Units?

What is the Average Lifespan of Air Conditioning Units?

Apr 25, 2020


  A common question we receive when setting our customers up with new air conditioning systems is, “How long will my air conditioning system last?” The answer to this question depends on how you care for your air conditioning system. While the average lifespan of air conditioning units is 15-20 years, a well cared-for system … Continue reading What is the Average Lifespan of Air Conditioning Units?

7 Simple Ideas for Conserving Energy at Home

7 Simple Ideas for Conserving Energy at Home

Apr 20, 2020


Now is a great time to save on your energy bills and keep more money in your bank account by conserving energy at home. Conserving energy not only benefits you financially, but also means less harmful emissions are released into our environment. There are lots of simple ways to make your home more energy efficient. … Continue reading 7 Simple Ideas for Conserving Energy at Home

4 Interesting Facts About Solar Energy

4 Interesting Facts About Solar Energy

Apr 16, 2020


Over the past decade, solar has become a mainstream way for everyday homeowners to provide power to their homes. By simply installing photovoltaic panels on their homes, families everywhere are harnessing the natural energy of the sun—converting it into usable power for their homes. Solar power has never been so accessible, and Energy Saving Pros, … Continue reading 4 Interesting Facts About Solar Energy

What Is A Tiered Rate Electricity Plan?

What Is A Tiered Rate Electricity Plan?

Mar 20, 2020


If you’re like most homeowners, you’ve probably found yourself scratching your head over the phrase “tiered rate electricity plan.” What in the world does a tiered rate electricity plan entail? Our team at Energy Saving Pros in Northern California wants to fill you in on all of the details of this type of plan, as … Continue reading What Is A Tiered Rate Electricity Plan?

Why You Should Buy Generators for Energy Blackouts in California

Why You Should Buy Generators for Energy Blackouts in California

Dec 12, 2019


California’s energy blackouts have been incredibly challenging for thousands of people who have their daily routines at home or work interrupted. In some cases, the blackouts have created dangerous situations, especially for those who rely on electricity to run vital medical equipment. How can you keep your home or business powered, regardless of PG&E’s rolling … Continue reading Why You Should Buy Generators for Energy Blackouts in California

The History of Solar Energy

The History of Solar Energy

Dec 11, 2019


Did you know solar energy is the leading source of renewable power in the United States? As we all know, non-renewable and fossil fuel energy has created adverse impacts on the environment and is not sustainable for the future. In contrast to this, solar panels offer clean energy by using integrated photovoltaic cells. The cells … Continue reading The History of Solar Energy

Solar Saves When PG&E Shuts Off Your Electricity

Solar Saves When PG&E Shuts Off Your Electricity

Dec 06, 2019


The recent wildfires in California have caused many residents to re-think how they power their homes and businesses. The fires have revealed how fragile the state’s power grid can be in providing reliable and safe energy to Californians. The response by  Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has been to preemptively reduce the risk of fire … Continue reading Solar Saves When PG&E Shuts Off Your Electricity

4 Advantages of Solar Energy in Agriculture for California Farmers

4 Advantages of Solar Energy in Agriculture for California Farmers

Oct 28, 2019


It’s no secret that there are numerous benefits to using solar energy as a way of sustainably and responsibly powering homes and office buildings, but did you know there are many benefits to using solar energy in agriculture? You can use solar energy to power your farm, and this is great news for California farmers. … Continue reading 4 Advantages of Solar Energy in Agriculture for California Farmers