Really Want Your Electric Meter Spinning Backwards?

There are news stories about how people are able to get their electric meter to spin in reverse after they install a new Solar Electric System. When you have a Top Rank Solar Electric System installed you are not likely to ever achieve that goal.  The reality is that...

Are You Paying The Price Of Not Having Solar?

It’s kind of funny how people place value on things and often don’t consider the entire picture.  Solar electricity is one of those things.  While the price has dropped dramatically there are few who understand they are actually paying for solar when they don’t have...

How Can Any Utility Raise Rates By 26%?

The past weekend reminded me what beautiful weather was like.  Warm air, bright sunshine and a light breeze was great to experience again.  I was again loving the Northern California lifestyle.  Then I saw what a local water district was asking for and about blew a...

Rain, Rain, Rain = Summer Heat!

We were all ready for Spring and it seemed like it had arrived.  With daytime temperatures in the middle 70’s and some of us sleeping with the windows open what else could it be?  In fact with many trees already in bloom, grass growing and people with runny...

Hot Water Tips For Anyone Who Likes Hot Showers

Your water heater just sits there and doesn’t really do all that much unless you call providing hot water for dishes, showers, laundry, and more much.  We do!  It does requires some periodic maintenance like most everything else does.  Here are some of the important...

The Rain We’ve Been Waiting For!

This is what we’ve all been waiting for!  Glorious rain bringing the water we need to survive, water for our lawns and to fill our pools.  Sadly, we have had a few calls in the last few days from folks who have already had more than enough water.  Some folks...