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Post date: Apr 15, 14

When Chris Branson bought his first home, a 1966-built house in the University City neighborhood of San Diego, he was eager to start remodeling and making improvements. His biggest concerns were the furnace, sliding doors and windows. 

"The lights would dim when the furnace was operating and it was too noisy," said Chris. "The doors and windows were not safe and secure, and depending on the weather, you could feel the radiant heat or cold air coming through the windows."

Post date: Feb 07, 14

Eliot and Ashley Metzger started researching energy efficiency programs before they even moved into their Scripps Ranch house. It turned out to be time well spent. During their first winter in the 1970-built home, the furnace cycled on multiple times each night and the bedrooms fluctuated between too cold and too hot. 

Post date: Jan 21, 14

Workforce training for the home performance industry has been a mainstay of CCSE since 2012. Through the GETUP Energy Upgrade Internship Program, CCSE provides classroom and hands-on field training with the goal of providing the industry with trained entry-level professionals. With an average class size of 11 students, GETUP provides personalized training with CCSE’s home performance experts.

Loren Fink, a November 2013 GETUP graduate, is quite pleased with the training program.

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San Diego Homeowner Lowers Energy Bills by Twenty Percent

When Chris Branson bought his first home, a 1966-built house in the University City neighborhood of San Diego, he was eager to start remodeling and making improvements. His biggest concerns were the furnace, sliding doors and windows. 

"The lights would dim when the furnace was operating and it was too noisy," said Chris. "The doors and windows were not safe and secure, and depending on the weather, you could feel the radiant heat or cold air coming through the windows."

Chuck Colgan
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Scripps Ranch Family Beats Drafty Winters with Home Upgrade

Eliot and Ashley Metzger started researching energy efficiency programs before they even moved into their Scripps Ranch house. It turned out to be time well spent. During their first winter in the 1970-built home, the furnace cycled on multiple times each night and the bedrooms fluctuated between too cold and too hot. 

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GETUP Graduates Join Home Performance Workforce

Workforce training for the home performance industry has been a mainstay of CCSE since 2012. Through the GETUP Energy Upgrade Internship Program, CCSE provides classroom and hands-on field training with the goal of providing the industry with trained entry-level professionals. With an average class size of 11 students, GETUP provides personalized training with CCSE’s home performance experts.

Loren Fink, a November 2013 GETUP graduate, is quite pleased with the training program.

Chuck Colgan

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