Posts in the Energy Savings Category

Can Upgrading Your A/C Unit Increase Energy Efficiency?

The short answer is yes – upgrading to a new A/C unit could increase the efficiency of your home and lower energy costs. However, it’s not as simple as choosing any unit at random. Understanding the Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) is one of the most important aspects of choosing a new HVAC system for […]

5 Reasons to Tune up Your Heating System This Fall

The leaves are starting to drop, football season has arrived, and pumpkin spice everything is everywhere. That means Fall Furnace Season has arrived! Now is the perfect time to think about your heating system BEFORE the cold weather gets here. And you SHOULD think about it, because you don’t want to have a furnace system […]

Is it Time to Consider Tankless?

You may have heard of tankless water heaters but if you’ve always lived in a home or apartment with a traditional water heater you may not know exactly what they are. Luckily this is one home appliance that is actually very aptly named. It’s a water heater minus the tank. The physics of tankless water […]

Money-Saving Tips for Your Electric Bill

With summer in full swing, your air conditioning system will be running at full-blast as we get into July and August. Keeping cool during the warmer months can quickly become expensive. If you’re looking to save money this summer, check out some of these easy tips to cut down your electric bill. Give Your AC […]

Top 10 Ways to Cut Your Energy Costs

January 10th is National Cut Your Energy Costs Day. It’s not exactly a Federal Holiday and you don’t have to run out and get your heating and cooling system flowers and a card. However, you can celebrate wisely with these helpful tips to cut your energy costs not just for today, but all year long. […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions this year? The top 3 resolutions were: Enjoy life to the fullest Live a healthier lifestyle Lose Weight But, what about a New Year’s Resolution for your home? You want your home to be happy and healthy too. Here are Bonney’s Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for your home. […]

Don’t Crank the Heat: 10 Ways to Keep Warm this Winter

The winter chill has arrived in Sacramento.  The colder months are here and homeowners are always looking for ways to stay cozy and warm. You can crank up the thermostat to heat up your home, but it’s not the most cost effective option, especially when the utility bill arrives.  Here are some ways you can […]

Does it take too long for your shower to heat up? Bonney has the solution.

A soothing hot shower first thing in the morning is one of life’s simple pleasures, but a shower that takes forever to heat up is one of life’s little annoyances. The average home can waste as much as 12,000 gallons of water a year waiting for the hot water to get to their shower or […]

The Benefits of Changing Your Air Filter

The hot sizzling summer is right around the corner. Temperatures will be soaring in the Sacramento Valley. Your air conditioning unit will be working hard all summer long cranking out icy cold air to keep you cool. Is your air filter ready for all the action? You should check your air filter monthly and change […]

New Water Heater Legislation Takes Effect in April 2015

In 2010, the US Department of Energy issued Final Rule energy efficiency mandates as part of the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act; these are new requirements that will go into effect on April 16, 2015. The requirements will have significant changes to water heaters and the energy factor that they produce. Almost all residential gas, […]