A HERO Loan FAQ for Energy-Conscious Homeowners

Not even 10 years ago, most people weren’t talking about energy efficiency or water conservation—not even in Northern California where most folks these days tend to be pretty concerned about that sort of thing. All that has really changed now, though. Nearly every homeowner I visit in the Sacramento area…

A Heat Pump vs a Gas Furnace for Your California Home: The Pros and Cons

Whenever I happen to meet someone who’s never lived in California, I’m always shocked to hear them start talking about our weather like it’s an absolute paradise all the time, as though the entire state were bathed in sunshine all year long. Yes, I know there are all kinds of…

Tips for How to Prepare Your Furnace for Winter in Northern California

It’s not exactly a secret that Northern California’s population has been growing. The Bay Area, of course, is always one of the fastest growing metro areas in the US, but in recent years we’ve also started to see more and more folks moving out towards Sacramento as well. As a…