Title 24 Performance or Prescriptive? California Building Energy Code

Title 24: Performance vs. Prescriptive Approach to Compliance Title 24 of the Building Standards Code in California is an energy efficiency standard which is used to make sure that buildings are efficient with their energy use. It is used not only for the design and construction...

PG&E’s Financial Assistance Programs

PG&E’s Financial Assistance Programs

Now that were getting into the summer months, utility bills will really start to soar… especially when its 109 degrees (like it was yesterday in Fresno).  PG&E offers several financial assistance programs to help customers reduce their energy bills, several of those programs are outlined below....

Your Carbon Monoxide Alarm Sucks

Your Carbon Monoxide Alarm Sucks

That’s right, you thought you were protected from Carbon Monoxide (CO) because you installed a CO alarm and it had some sort of official looking packaging.  Well, there’s more to the story. Remember you can’t smell, see, or taste carbon monoxide and it may be created...