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Post date: Aug 26, 14

Janet and Oscar Valent of Carlsbad have made sustainable energy a way of life. Since purchasing their 1947-built home five years ago, they have renovated it to use far less energy and stay more comfortable throughout summer and winter.

Post date: Jul 22, 14

Demand for home energy raters in California increased in July 2014. That’s when the state implemented an updated version of its building energy efficiency standards, enforcing stricter requirements for third-party testing and verification of home energy performance.

Post date: Jul 09, 14

Does your air conditioner struggle to keep your home cool? There could be a very good reason.

In Holly Williams' home in San Marcos, it turned out to be leaky ducts. "When it was hot out, the air conditioner would run almost constantly but it did not cool down the house, and the temperature would rarely get down to the thermostat set point," Willams said.

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Carlsbad Home Combines Solar, Energy Efficiency and Electric Car

Janet and Oscar Valent of Carlsbad have made sustainable energy a way of life. Since purchasing their 1947-built home five years ago, they have renovated it to use far less energy and stay more comfortable throughout summer and winter.

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San Marcos Homeowner Stays Cool, Saves Hundreds Each Month

Does your air conditioner struggle to keep your home cool? There could be a very good reason.

In Holly Williams' home in San Marcos, it turned out to be leaky ducts. "When it was hot out, the air conditioner would run almost constantly but it did not cool down the house, and the temperature would rarely get down to the thermostat set point," Willams said.

Chuck Colgan

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