Topic: energy efficiency

Video: Energy Upgrade Financing Options

WEST SACRAMENTO − Host, Sarah Rutan: Whether you’re upgrading your home’s windows or switching to solar energy, there are many available options for financing energy efficiency upgrades. Today we’re in West Sacramento with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Ramona Sarcadi of Smart Energy Solutions…Read More

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Video: Wood Siding Alternative

WEST SACRAMENTO – Host, Sarah Rutan: If your house needs new siding panels, you’ll want to know about an alternative product that eliminates the drawbacks of conventional wood siding. Today we’re in West Sacramento with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Michael Easley…Read More

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Video: Cool Wall Technology

WEST SACRAMENTO – Host, Sarah Rutan: The next time your house needs to be painted, consider maximizing weather-ability with a cutting-edge product known as “COOLWALL.” Today we’re in West Sacramento with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Michael Easley of Smart Energy Solutions to…Read More

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2 Cutting-Edge Products for Your Home Exterior

WEST SACRAMENTO – Traditionally, most residential home exteriors consist of painted wood siding (or, in some cases, stucco). However, thanks to recent innovations in home construction technology, there are now products available that improve upon these conventional materials. Fiber cement…Read More

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Crucial Aspects of Green Building

SANTA CLARA − When it comes to designing and executing a remodeling project, one of the most important considerations is energy conservation. Building codes require a certain level of energy efficiency, but there are many opportunities to go above and beyond these…Read More

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Video: Conservation Measures in Construction

SANTA CLARA − Host, Sarah Rutan: When building or remodeling a home, there are several ways to boost energy-efficiency and reduce your carbon footprint. Today we’re in Santa Clara with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Ilan Sigura of Sigura Construction to learn more. Diamond…Read More

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Video: A Simple Way to Reduce Attic Temperature

CAMPBELL − Host, Sarah Rutan: If your home tends to retain heat during the summer, there’s a simple, low-cost measure you can take to cool things down. Today we’re in Campbell with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Jim Humphrey of JH Construction to…Read More

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The Benefits of a Radiant Barrier

CAMPBELL − Energy efficiency and in-home comfort are both high priorities for most California homeowners. One affordable home improvement measure that addresses both of these aspects is the installation of a radiant barrier in the attic. A radiant barrier mainly…Read More

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Video: Troubleshooting Dryer Vent Issues

SANTA ROSA − Host, Sarah Rutan: If your dryer is dirty or doesn’t seem to be functioning properly, it may be due to a problem with the dryer vent. Today we’re in Santa Rosa with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Andy Gatley…Read More

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Troubleshooting Dryer Vent Issues

SANTA ROSA − A common issue when it comes to home appliances is a reduction in dryer efficiency. In addition to longer drying times, this issue is often accompanied by overheating of the dryer unit. In many cases, these symptoms…Read More

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