Tag: energy efficiency


Berkeley Residents!

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/ July 13, 2010

Dough for Dad

Is there a dad in your life who likes to tinker around the house?  How do you think he would like $8500 toward his little home improvement projects?  Cities are beginning to dole out money coming at us through the...

/ June 18, 2010

Off with your bulbs

As we approach the end of Save Money, Energy and Water Week, you may at this point be wandering around your house glaring at your appliances accusingly, wondering just how much juice each one is guzzling anyway.  There are a...

/ May 13, 2010

The Free Home Energy Smack Down

Okay, let’s jump right into it.  You’ve heard about all the rebates available for making medium-to-large home energy retrofits.  But here are a handful of simple, free steps you can take right now.  Some of them involve changing lifelong habits which can...

/ May 12, 2010

Tame your utility bills

As promised, today we kick off Save Money, Energy and Water Week here on the Sungevity blog.  And lo’ and behold, perfect timing…Last Thursday, the House passed the Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010, a $6 billion rebate program...

/ May 11, 2010

Peer pressure to the rescue

You’ve put up your solar panels, turned down the thermostat, and spent a frustrating afternoon trying to make foam weather stripping stick to your window frames instead of your hair.  Meanwhile, your neighbor’s living room could be mistaken for a...

/ March 17, 2010