National Building Codes, the California Energy Code, and the California Building Code all require proper HVAC Load Calculations for residential, commercial, and industrial construction projects. HVAC Calculations not only save money but peace of mind, by determining the most efficient heating and cooling equipment/systems for your next project. By taking into account every aspect of… Read more »
ACCA Manual J: HVAC Load Calculations
Rebuilding After a Wildfire in California
Rebuilding your home after a natural disaster is one of the most stressful and devastating things. It can be very heartbreaking, but there is always someone to help. At Rick’s Energy Solutions, our green energy consulting team is dedicated to making sure your home is up to the California green energy codes when building. Our… Read more »
Making Sure Your Home Is Up to the CALGreen Code
Many homeowners struggle with all the work and process that goes with building a new home, which is why it is very important to make sure the designers, builders, and energy consultants are well-informed and experienced in constructing homes under the California green building codes. It’s required to have homes built under these codes in… Read more »
Sudden Increase in Your Home’s Energy Bills?
Are you experiencing an increase in your home’s energy bills? You might be using too much energy, or the equipment in your home might need to be checked on. This situation occurs pretty often. Many homeowners will recognize an increase in some heating, cooling, electricity, or gas bills. These things are common, and they are… Read more »
Why Choose to Upgrade Your Lighting & Appliances?
Every homeowner should always take a look at how their home’s lighting and appliances are working. As new technology improves appliances and lighting for home use, it’s a good idea to look into how much energy you’re using in your home. If you notice that some of your appliances or lighting our outdated, it’s time… Read more »
Home Evacuation in California Due to Wildfires
Homeowners in several counties of California were told to evacuate their homes due to the ravaging wildfires striking down from lightning. It seems every single year there are more and more wildfires causing havoc communities across the state, and even other parts of the country. With California dealing with the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have to… Read more »
The Benefits of Energy-Efficient Lightbulbs
Residents all over the country, but especially in California have been dealing with hardships due to the current climate of our world. Homeowners in California have been devastated with wildfires and other natural disasters, and many people are helping to rebuild their lives. Rick’s Energy Solutions has been working with homeowners and contractors in helping to build… Read more »
The Benefits of Investing in a Home
Whether you’re buying a home or building a home, there are many great advantages to investing in real estate. Long lasting benefits are instore if you purchase or build a home, rather than rent an apartment or house. Buying Over Renting Buying a piece of property or a home is a long-term investment. You also… Read more »
Will We See a Shift in Housing Outside of Cities Due to COVID-19?
When we look at New York City struggling the way they have during the COVID-19 Pandemic, we wonder if people are going to flee and move into homes outside of cities. In New York, we’re already seeing many people pack up and leave for a better life. Experts are predicting that many large cities across… Read more »
Are People Going to Move Outside of Cities Now?
As we see now that the COVID-19 Pandemic has been hitting more populated areas more severely, will we see a trend in people moving further away from cities? It’s definitely a major possibility, especially places such as New York and California. For those in California looking to move further away from larger populated areas, making… Read more »