Will johnson
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Will johnson replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Solar panel leasing
"The dangers of assumption. Solar industry is the wild west in Southern Calif.  Every electrical contractor, HVAC contractor are now solar installers  hammering the phones and door to door. Tax credits, Pace loans and we're in one of…"
Jun 12
Will johnson replied to Rob Madden's discussion DOE Home Energy Score
"Yes.  Completed over 400 BPI protocol energy assessments using Energypro required for Energy Upgrade Calif rebates since 2013.  Candidly these EAs are cost prohibitive from the consumer perspective even with attractive rebates.  These…"
Jun 5
Will johnson replied to Rob Madden's discussion DOE Home Energy Score
"I struggle with DOE HES scoring in Southern Calif.  I get high scores in homes with single-pane windows, poor insulation in attic, leaky ducting.....  DOE advises of the benign climate I'm in.  We have some of the highest energy…"
Jun 5
Will johnson replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Solar panel leasing
"I urged my client to consider purchasing solar versus leasing on a new construction home.  Builder discourage purchase. Told client they will have to finance or pay of out pocket if the appraisal didn't come in at the loan…"
May 25
Will johnson replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Solar panel leasing
"Great information.  I will share with my realtors.  thanks!"
May 25
Will johnson posted a blog post

What Happen to Energy Upgrade California?

Energy Upgrade California offers rebates up to $6,500.00 in SDGE territory.  Up to $4,500 in other territories.  Unfortunately they don't/won't promote it.  I can't get straight candid answers from the contractors supporting the program.  Only that there has been cutbacks. The program has struggled since the beginning.  Costly overhead only returns cents on the dollar to the homeowner. From the contractors perspective bureaucratic administration has discouraged participation. They (utilities)…See More
May 15
Will johnson commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post Connecting the Dots: Real Estate and Home Performance
"Lots of issues need to be embraced to really propel energy efficiency, sustainability & solar into the real estate practice.  Elevating realtors/lenders to incorporate utility cost evaluation in financing eligibility.  Appraiser…"
May 15
Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Will johnson
"Hi Will, Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for…"
Apr 24
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Apr 24

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Company
Inspection Perfection
Role in Home Performance Marketplace
Energy efficiency / Weatherization program administrator or implementer / evaluator, Home Inspector (real-estate transactions)
Professional Certification
ASHI, BPI, HERS Rater, Home Energy Score Qualified Assessor
Professional Interests
Residential Energy Efficiency
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http://www.sdinspection.com
Twitter ID
sdinspector
Facebook Page
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LinkedIn Profile
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What Happen to Energy Upgrade California?

Posted on May 15, 2017 at 11:43am 0 Comments

Energy Upgrade California offers rebates up to $6,500.00 in SDGE territory.  Up to $4,500 in other territories.  Unfortunately they don't/won't promote it.  I can't get straight candid answers from the contractors supporting the program.  Only that there has been cutbacks. 

The program has struggled since the beginning.  Costly overhead only returns cents on the dollar to the homeowner. From the contractors perspective bureaucratic administration has discouraged…

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At 7:25am on April 24, 2017, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Will,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo.

Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

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