April 30, 2021

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As part of our work for the utility-funded Energy Savings Assistance Program we do a wide variety of home repairs and upgrades. We weatherize and replace doors and windows, replace aerators and showerheads, insulate attics, and even repair and replace water heaters and furnaces. Not to mention many customers are eligible for free refrigerators and […]

May 7, 2021

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One basic measure that we perform through the Energy Savings Assistance program is weatherizing doors and windows. Sealing cracks around doors and windows prevents air infiltration which leads to higher energy usage and utility bills. In the photo on the left you see one of our crew members installing weatherstripping around a customer’s door. If […]

May 14, 2021

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Did you know how useful ceiling fans are? Due to the “windchill effect” you can raise your thermostat setting about 4°F with no reduction in comfort! This can translate to big savings on your energy bill. But remember to turn ceiling fans off when you leave the room. Fans only cool people, they do not […]

June 11, 2021


California Alternate Rates for Energy and the Energy Savings Assistance Program are two of California’s free programs to help people save energy and money. These programs have the same income guidelines put forth by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). New guidelines went into effect on June 1st and more people qualify! If you or […]

September 24, 2021


Today is the first day of Fall! Even though the weather in southern California hasn’t felt much like fall, QCS has energy saving tips from the Department of Energy for when those cool breezes start to come around. Take Advantage of Heat from the Sun Open curtains on your south-facing windows during the day to […]

October 3rd, 2021


Did you know that through California’s free programs qualifying homeowners and renters can get free HVAC tune-ups and upgrades? HVAC services can be expensive, but we never charge for any service we provide because all of our work is through state-funded programs! That means free filters, free thermostats (including “smart” Wi-Fi thermostats), free repairs, and […]