Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘solar energy’

Go Solar With the Pros

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

With our dramatic shifts in weather over the past few weeks in California, it’s only fair that we’d like to talk about a more environmentally friendly energy system. Between the raging fires, record-setting temperatures, and climate systems that seem to be completely out of whack, we’re learning to adapt our energy and comfort systems to help keep us happy without the use of old fuel sources.

We’re going to be blatantly honest—solar energy in Sacramento, CA is one of the best ways to head into the middle of the 21st century prepared for whatever energy crises might occur.

Luckily, our team has been around for more than three decades here. We’ve become the local “solar experts” and we’re going to go into detail about why a solar energy system could be the perfect system for you, and why our team should be the one to set it up.

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What’s the Hype with Solar Electricity?

Monday, July 15th, 2019

solar-panels-installed-on-red-roofThe thing is, it’s not just hype. It’s a truly excellent solution to the increased energy usage our homes have accumulated in the past decade.

Solar electricity use results in increased energy efficiency, reduced electrical rates, improved reliability, and diminished emissions. It’s derived from the radiation of the sun, a powerful energy source that can be harnessed through the professional installation of solar panels.

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SMUD Plans to Increase Utility Costs in 2020, 2021

Friday, March 29th, 2019

ac-on-moneyIt looks like the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) will be raising their prices in the next two years. Unfortunately, this is no small increase. They’re planning to raise rates as much as 4.75 percent in 2020, and 4.5 percent in 2021. The last time we received an increase this large was in 2010, when rates when up by 5.5 percent.

According to SMUD’s website, the increase comes from the need to make improvements for wildfire mitigation, increasing capacity to serve more customers, making upgrades to their existing systems, and investing in renewable energy systems.

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3 Myths About HVAC and Solar Energy

Monday, November 5th, 2018

solar-panel-installationFor those who believe in renewable energy, solar energy is all the rage. And for those who aren’t? Well… They certainly have many reservations against them. And not all of them are entirely based on fact. There are many myths and misconceptions about solar energy that we believe are preventing people from taking the plunge. In this post, we’ll go over just three myths about Solar Energy.

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