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.
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.
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.
<<< SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2015 on KOGO AM 600 >>> On our first edition of The HERO Hour on The Approved Home Pro Show, we give you the HERO 101 for energy efficient home upgrade financing. Eric from the HERO Program explains how HERO financing works, what it covers and how you can get started.
Last week, we covered Green Tips one through six. Today, we cover the final 9 ways to help your home...
Going "green" in our everyday lives is all the rage these days. Your family - and in particular your home - should be no different. There are 15 easy do-it-yourself projects that will save you money, reduce your environmental footprint and have you playing your eco-part in no time.
<<< MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015 on SAN DIEGO LIVING >>> The hot summer months are approaching, are you getting scared to see your electric bill? Learn the benefits of solar energy and get rid of costly utility bills with help from Milholland Solar & Electric.
Controlling energy costs is has always been a concern for homeowners, especially with the rising costs per kilowatt and summer just around the corner. Now’s the time to make small changes that can have a major impact on your summer electric bills. Check out these five tips to save energy at home:
We have had a lot of discussion on recent Approved Home Pro radio and TV shows about solar and net metering, so I wanted to break it down to basics. What is Net Energy Metering? Net Energy Metering is a program with the utility company that means when you over produce power from your solar system, the unused kilowatts are stored back in the grid, sort of like a bank account.
On April 1, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown announced the first mandatory water reductions in California's history, mandating a 25% cut to state water use.
Ever wonder what environmental effects construction and remodeling has on the world around us? Our friends at Custom Made created this great infographic outlining a kitchen remodel's impact on the environment, how you can create a sustainable kitchen and some tips for going green.