Options and Upgrades

New Homes in San Diego Will Have Solar Power

All New Homes in California to Have Solar by 2020 California has become the first state to require that all new construction homes be built with solar power equipment. Effective in 2020, single family homes, townhomes and condo buildings up to three stories will have to include solar. While this is a great measure to [...]

The Most Common Upgrades for Your New Home

2019 New Home Upgrade Revisions Whole House LED lighting.  Many builders are already including whole house LED lighting in their base packages. For others it is an upgrade that is well worth it over time due to the savings on electrical use. Solar Panels. With the new laws in California requiring that all new homes [...]

The Sales Process Part 2 – Selecting The Floor Plan

Part Two.  The New Home Sales Process – Selecting the Floor Plan. Now that you have been qualified by the new homes sales professional and you have shown interest in a particular floor plan, they will take the next step to totally engage you in that plan to commit you to taking the next step, […]

An Android-Powered Home?

Buyers may someday ask you: “Is this home powered by Android?” The ability to control a home via smartphone may not be too distant in the future, experts say. Google is setting the way for home owners to use its Android software to control everyday household items, everything from turning on and off the lights, […]

Hot Water Recirculation Systems

If you are considering a hot water recirculating system be aware that here are a number of systems that should be analyzed to fit your needs and where you would like to conserve. The benefits of hot water recirculation are rather obvious. You get nearly instant hot water which is convenient, and you save a […]

Conserve with Energy Efficient Hot Water Systems

Hot Water Heaters The energy needed to warm your water can account for a significant part of your monthly utility bill. However, there are several steps you can take to improve the efficiency and control the cost of your water heater. Water heating costs are affected by the type of water heater you have, its […]