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Do you find yourself barking commands in your home when no one is there? And it all seems perfectly normal doesn’t it? There would have been a time when people would have thought you’ve gone mad. Today, it’s just you talking to your smart phone, smart speaker or smart thermostat. Soon it may... Read more

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Your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small get into the opportunities some of you have been asking about. What things can you actually do yourself? And this is the weekend to do something yourself! It’s fall behind time change. Time change means battery change for all your devices like smoke... Read more

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It may seem like a “trick” if you don’t pay attention but could really be a “treat” to lower utility bills. With SMUD moving customers to time of use billing there are opportunities to take advantage of the new billing process. Are you aware? Are you paying attention? This is a big deal and... Read more

Energy is at the forefront of discussion today with utility shutdowns, huge rebates and even money back from PG&E. So, you think home energy starts with a thermostat? You’re on the right track and Nest is one of the most respected devices for home energy management. You’ll find out why... Read more

The guys are fired up. And they want you to get fired up about firing up the furnace for the first time of the season! Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small get after it immediately as they share the need to get the furnace ready and how best to do so for the season...and saving money by doing it... Read more

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Now is the time for testing the heater and since the weather is good there’s no better time to run and test the furnace. By firing it up for the first time, you get “that smell”. Yes. It stinks. Is it a problem? Well... your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small, get you fired up on good... Read more

You may be able to deduce what the “H” in HVAC is and more likely than not, you really know what the “AC” stands for. But what about that V? Listen in as your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small discuss a lot about that “V” and its’ impact on your home. It’s possibly one of the most... Read more

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Your hosts, Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small, get after it quickly today with the significance of things that may smell good in the house but could be tragically dangerous to children or pets. Some of those cleaners in your kitchen cabinet under the sink, they’re toxic but smell really good.... Read more

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OK, I teased you into listening. There’s no vacation. But there is a revitalization and that’s what you do for your HVAC system. Listen as your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small explain the value of revitalization. When you revitalize, typically it’s heater in the winter and AC in the... Read more

Today's show opens with your hosts Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small sharing the reality of where California is going to be in the very near future and the impact/effect on you personally. What does Senate Bill 100 mean? Is it even a possibility? Can the entire state get to a carbon free... Read more

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