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3 Best Energy Efficient Upgrades to Your Home

Many houses consume energy like it’s the 1980s. Unfortunately, the utility bills those owners get at the end of every month reflect 2016 energy costs. Houses built today are constructed to much higher standards of energy efficiency. If you’re not living in a brand-new residence with the fragrance of fresh paint and new carpet lingering […]

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How to Save Water When You Shower

Just a quick spritzer or the proverbial “hour in the shower” type — which one are you? If you want to admit to being average, the average American spends 8.2 minutes taking a shower. There are two ways to cut water consumption related to showering, as well as waste of this increasingly precious resource here […]

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How to Save Water During the Summer Months

Do your plans for carefree summer fun include plumbing maintenance? Maybe they should, since we’re still suffering the effects of a multi-year water shortage here in southern California. Those El Nino forecasts didn’t deliver the sort of drought-busting rain we hoped for last winter, so water conservation remains high on the agenda. Another thing that […]

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Hot Water Recirculation: The Grundfos Water System

Oh, what to do while waiting for hot water to flow from a tap in the kitchen or a bathroom? Many people take care of minor household chores, or catch up on personal grooming, until residual cold water finally runs out and delightful, 120-degree hot water gushes forth. However, you might also spend that time […]

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Got Heating and Air? Get a FREE Reduce Your Use Smart Programmable Thermostat from SDG&E

Energy isn’t something to be taken for granted. Like the air we breathe, it’s pretty much invisible to the naked eye, but we it’s a valuable resource we tap into every day. But just because we can’t see it, doesn’t mean we shouldn’t preserve it. We live in a mild climate here in North San […]

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