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HERO Highlight on High Efficiency Air Conditioning »

<<< MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2015 on SAN DIEGO LIVING >>> We put the HERO Highlight on Carini Heating & Air Conditioning to showcase the benefits of high efficiency air conditioning. Stay cool this summer without breaking the bank with an AC system that only works as hard as it has to.

Finance Energy Efficient Home Upgrades with HERO »

<<< FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2015 on SAN DIEGO LIVING >>> HERO Program offers 100% financing for energy and water efficient home upgrades. Matt Messina explains how the program works, including tax-deductible benefits, increased home value and the ease of transferring to a new owner if you sell your home.

Best Value Glass Explains Different Types of Windows + Benefits »

<<< SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 2015 on KOGO AM 600 >>> If your home still has old aluminum windows, it's time to upgrade. Best Value Glass explains the types of windows available now, and the great benefits you can expect by upgrading.

Californians Respond to the Drought with HERO »

Including an appearance from San Diego's own Todd Gloria, this video shows how many California communities are encouraging local residents to invest in water-saving upgrades to cut their water use by a third through the HERO program. 

Lawn & Garden Maintenance

Lawn & Garden Maintenance »

Just like maintaining a car, regular maintenance is the first step in avoiding serious lawn problems. This involves fertilizing, generally four or five times per year. If blights do strike your lawn, however, you’re not doomed. Here is a battle plan that will help you return it to glory.

Cantor’s Corner: Recommended Order of Home Improvements

Cantor’s Corner: Recommended Order of Home Improvements »

The U.S. Department of Energy’s recommended order of home improvements can help you modernize your home and make it more energy efficient. Older homes were not constructed by today's building codes and can mean a lot of wasted energy.

Interior Paint Tips from Frazee Paint »

Changing your paint color can be an easy, inexpensive way to make a big change in your home décor. But how do you get started with picking a color or knowing where to paint? Frazee Paint color expert Denise Frazier shares tips for selecting new colors and integrating them into your home.

Water Conservation 101 with Black Mountain Plumbing »

<<< FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2015 on SAN DIEGO LIVING >>> Black Mountain Plumbing walks us through water conservation 101 by ranking the biggest plumbing related water wasters in your home. Learn where you're wasting water and what you can do to conserve at home.

Remodeling & Consumer Protection with HERO »

<<< SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 2015 on KOGO AM 600 >>> Letting a contractor into your home can be a scary undertaking. When your finance your energy efficient or water conscious improvements with the HERO Program, consumer protection is build in. Matt Messina explains how HERO protects consumers and the rigorous process contractors go through to be HERO registered.

The Lowdown on Locks

The Lowdown on Locks »

When you lock up your home, it’s important to feel like it’s secure. Today we’re covering the basics of locks by answering some of your questions.

Cantor’s Corner: Household Water Wasters

Cantor’s Corner: Household Water Wasters »

Your home is full of water wasters. Most repairs are only a few hundred dollars if completed before there is a major failure. Left alone, you could be wasting hundreds of gallons of water and also risking thousands of dollars in damages caused by flooding.