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How Does Moisture Get into Your Home?

Moisture in your home can cause many different problems including mold and mildew growth, which can ultimately affect your health and your home’s condition. If you have moisture in your home, attack the situation immediately. The Cause of Moisture Moisture in your home can occur when there may be poor ventilation in the attic, poor… Read more »

Why is Green Building Important?

In California, Green building is required with new housing across the state, which means there are a set of regulations when building any new home. This is extremely important for the benefit of our environment and energy use in the country. What is it? It’s a set of regulations when building new homes that decreases… Read more »

California Fires Update

The Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, California has displaced close to 200,000 people from their homes and businesses including us, Rick’s Energy Solutions staff from our business in Santa Rosa, CA. 15% of the fire has been contained, which is an estimated 11,312 acres of the total 75,415 acres of vegetation that is in danger…. Read more »

We Need to Act Now Regarding Green Energy

It’s getting down to the wire. The news has been out about climate change, renewable energy, and how we need to act immediately if we want to have a sustainable future. There is a major problem behind the awareness because most people are aware, but they are relying on political leaders to solve every problem,… Read more »

California Building Energy Efficient Code: Effective Jan 1, 2020

There are upcoming changes to the Energy Code that will apply to any building permit that is submitted to the building department on or after their last business day of 2019. We want every homeowner and business owner to be aware of the changes and application process. This is important for applicants to get their… Read more »

Rebuilding for Homes Destroyed by Wildfires

The rebuilding process for homes destroyed by the 2017 and 2018 wildfires is a complicated process, and we’d like to help clear the air on what the process involves regarding building codes and incentive programs for the victims. Wildfires are extremely tragic to victims and their homes, which is why rebuilding homes for energy efficiency… Read more »

California’s Plan for Solar Panels on Homes

By 2020, all new homes built within California will be required to have solar panels installed on the rooftops of all the homes.  These will have onsite battery storage, and developers will be challenged with abiding by the new set of codes that makes these buildings energy-efficient. Why is this significant in the world of… Read more »

Benefits of Renewable Energy We Can’t Ignore

Countries around the globe are going green for plenty of reasons, and there many long-term benefits to doing so.  We can’t ignore these advantages because so many states in the United States are passing bills to support the manufacturing and production of renewable energy solutions. Climate Impact – This is the most important benefit to… Read more »

Energy Companies Going Green

It’s no secret that green energy solutions are taking over the energy around the globe, and some energy companies are transitioning into this as well. Big power companies like National Grid are developing wind and solar energy while staying away from large-scale developing and rooftop solar. But why are these major companies going green? It’s… Read more »

Why It’s Important to Go Green with Your Home

As homeowners, we are constantly using energy, whether it’s to heat and cool our homes, clean, and have our house functioning properly. The less energy we use means a decrease in our monthly bills and costs. Going green with your home can help you make less of a dent in your wallet. Air sealing –… Read more »