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Save Energy – Run Clothes & Dishwasher Only When Full

I don’t know about you, but this is never a problem around my house. We recommend only running your dishwasher or washing machine when you have a full load. Most washing cycles use about the same amount of water — whether you have a full load or a partial load — so why not make […]

Slow Cookers & Small Kitchen Appliances for Energy Savings in Riverside

Cook with your slow cooker, microwave, or toaster oven instead of the stove since smaller appliances typically more energy efficient and will save you money at utilities time.

Do you live in Riverside, San Bernardino, or the Inland Empire? Looking for more information about improving energy efficiency in your home? Schedule an appointment with one of […]

How Often Should I Change My Furnace Filter in Riverside?

One of the questions I’m asked most frequently is how often should you change your furnace filter. It’s different for every household but, we recommending checking your filter at least once a month, and cleaning or replacing your furnace filter every few months, or, as indicated by the manufacturer’s instructions. If it looks dirty, you’ll […]

Energy Efficiency Starts in the Shower in Fontana, Grand Terrace and Loma Linda

It may not seem like it, but showers and baths cost a lot of money — and waste a lot of hot water. All that expensive, heated water just swirling down the drain. Ouch.

So, here’s some tips to help homeowners in hot, dry, Fontana, Grand Terrace and Loma Linda maximize their energy efficiency, conserve precious […]

Reduce H20 Heater Temp to “Low” For Safety and Energy Efficiency in Lake Arrowhead and Rancho Cucamonga

I’m shocked – SHOCKED – when I find the water heater in a customer’s home set at 140°F or more! Not only is this dangerous, it’s also very wasteful. We recommend reducing hot water heater temperatures to “Low” or 120°F for improved energy efficiency throughout the region.

TIP: Be sure to confirm your dishwasher requirements allow […]

Blinds, Shades &Drapes Retain Warmth and Improve Energy Efficiency in Chino, Corona and Rialto

Windows are possibly the biggest culprit when it comes to losing heat during the cold San Bernardino winters and chilly Inland Empire nights.

One of the easiest solutions to improving your your home’s energy efficiency is as simple as installing blinds, shades and drapes. During the winter, close the blinds or drapes at night to reduce […]

Ontario – Let the Sun Shine In! Natural Sunlight for No-Cost Warmth

People often forget to take advantage of the sun’s natural energy, it’s there so let’s use it Ontario! To conserve on your home’s heating and cooling costs, close the blinds or drapes at night to lessen cold drafts and open them during the day to let sunlight warm your home. You’d be amazed at how […]

San Bernardino – Save Money & Energy with Smart Surge Protectors

Do you leave your appliances and devices on 24×7? If so, you could be feeding the vampire – the energy vampire.

When computers, televisions, and DVR sets, and energy sucking game consoles go into a standby mode they consume almost as much energy as when they’re on. You heard me right. A typical game console uses […]

Riverside – Use Compact Fluorescents for BIG Reductions in Energy Costs

Next to your heating and air-conditioning system, lighting is one of the biggest energy consumers in your home. For energy efficiency, use natural light and replace old light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs).

Head down to your local home improvement store and buy enough to replace all the energy wasting incandescent bulbs in your […]

Beaumont and Banning — Skip the “Dry” Cyle on Your Dishwasher

You can really save money and improve your energy efficiency by not running your dishwasher’s “Dry” cycle. The large heating element in your dishwasher is an energy hog! Instead, try air, or towel drying your dishes – a great chore for the kids – if you have ‘em!

Looking for more information about improving energy efficiency […]

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