As energy use across the country rises due to rapid increases in electronic devices and appliances in homes, California’s per capita energy use has been almost flat for the last 35 years. This trend has been described as the Rosenfeld Effect, named after former Commissioner of the California Energy Commission Dr. Arthur H Rosenfeld. Rosenfeld

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PG&E Window Insulation Recommendation

According to PG&E, standard aluminum frame windows does not provide proper insulation that windows should for your home and could be costly on your energy bill. Instead, they recommend vinyl windows, fiberglass windows, or vinyl-coated wood windows as they are effective in sealing outside air from coming into your home. PG&E also recommend dual-pane glass

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PG&E, the largest utility provider in Northern California, offer some recommendations on how to upgrade your home’s window. PG&E present two options; either improve the efficiency of your home’s existing windows or consider new window replacements. For existing windows, caulking or weather-stripping are a cost-effective way to insulate and seal air pockets in order to

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PG&E announced they will no longer offer rebate for high performance dual-paned windows for single-family homes, but still encourage the use of energy-efficient windows. PG&E recommend homeowners in the market for windows replacement to look for 0.32 or less SHGC and a 0.35 or less U-factor. After deciding to replace the windows in your home,

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Energy & Money Saving for Your Homes

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has released a number of resources on their website to help homeowner be more energy and cost-efficient. Resources include the following: A list of energy saving tips that can reduce residents monthly utility bill by 10%-30%. Energy Upgrade California is a program that provide information helping residents be energy-efficient in

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