Green Energy Storage: How New Facilities Could Improve Renewable Viability

Back in October 2015, a massive leak at the Aliso Canyon natural-gas storage field in Southern California threatened to leave thousands of people without power. It was a catastrophic event for those who live in the area, but there was some good that came out of it. Following the leak, California Gov. Jerry Brown declared… Read more »

Breaking Down an Analysis: What We Check When We Inspect

A Green Home Energy Analysis from Rick’s Energy Solutions takes a comprehensive look at your home to see where you are losing energy and suggests repairs that can save you tons on your electricity bill. This thorough inspection offers many different benefits for homeowners. Let’s take a look at the four categories where we run… Read more »

2016 Energy Code Changes: Lighting Requirements

California’s 2016 energy code calls for a number of changes to incorporate high-efficacy lighting into more homes across the state. High-efficacy lighting makes it possible for homes to use significantly less energy over time, so the goal of the 2016 energy code is to require more of this kind of residential lighting to bring overall… Read more »

Five Most Energy-Efficient Updates and Improvements

When you’re remodeling your home, not only are you updating its look and style and infusing your own taste into it, but you also have an opportunity to make your home more energy efficient. That means lower energy bills, and lessening your impact on the environment. But not everyone is an energy-efficiency expert! Luckily, the… Read more »