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Post date: Aug 18, 14

The energy efficiency actions of California homeowners who installed rooftop solar electric systems are providing insights into the connection between solar adoption  and energy upgrades that could help in the design of future residential energy programs.

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.

Post date: Jun 30, 14

An innovative financing method is helping thousands of homeowners across San Diego County to lower their utility bills by installing solar panels, insulation and high-efficiency heating and cooling systems. Their home improvement projects became affordable by using a loan program called PACE, for property assessed clean energy.

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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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PACE Makes Home Energy Upgrades More Affordable

An innovative financing method is helping thousands of homeowners across San Diego County to lower their utility bills by installing solar panels, insulation and high-efficiency heating and cooling systems. Their home improvement projects became affordable by using a loan program called PACE, for property assessed clean energy.

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