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Brower Home Power Hour: Formerly the CHERP Energy Wise Forum, Brower Mechanical has now recrafted the program to further promote the process of home energy optimization thru home energy audits, insulation, windows, solar and more. Continuing the relationship with the non-profit Community Home Energy Retrofit Project (CHERP)monthly seminars are designed to provide access to virtually free home energy assessments ($300+ value!)that can then lead to maximizing government and utility rebates and incentives to both reduce expense and increase home values. An incredibly informative show to help anyone considering solar or home energy upgrades make the best investment decision utilizing the small solar process by reducing before producing.

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Well, both your hosts, Duane Knickerbocker and Bill Small, fess up on their Valentines memory. And hop right back into the show to bring you information that is going to save you money. Listen up to... Read more
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Your hosts immediately get into reflection of a seminar they recently attended that was focused on home energy upgrades, solar and home energy efficiency. What took place and what occurred will... Read more

Radio Show Archive

June 4, 2016: Put your energy obese home on a strategic diet!

Is your house a big, fat energy hog? Many are! It's time for a little slimming down by implementing a strategic energy diet. Bill and Duane discuss how you can take the necessary steps to slim down those high energy bills. It's easier than you think and now is the time to act! Did you know there are even options to get new equipment for FREE? Aquachill A/C could prove to be an option for you if you're in the right geographic areas. From "smart meters" to the process of implementing a healthy diet for your homes energy, you'll hear it all when you listen to the show. Slim down your homes' energy expenses today by calling Brower Mechanical at 916-624-0808 or on line at "".

May 28, 2016: The Top Three Reasons People Call A Heating/AC Specialist.

It's easy as 1,2,3. Or so you thought. The top three reasons people reach out for help may surprise you. That's why it's worth a listen as Bill and Duane talk thru, not only those three reasons, but the effect of the decisions as a result of the reasons. Are they the right reasons to make any changes or upgrades? You'll hear about the choices some have made that resulted in greatly reduced energy bills and a more comfortable household environment. Isn't that what it's really all about? For more information, call Brower Mechanical today, 916-624-0808. Or visit them online at "". You'll be glad you did.

May 21, 2016: It's a matter of degrees...

Ahhhh. Springtime is in full force, plants blooming, sun shining longer day by day and the temperature is rising. And rising. And you're getting warmer and having to finally turn on that A/C aren't you? What if you didn't have to touch that thermostat? Ever? What if you could just set it and forget it? That's the answer you'll get in todays show as Bill and Duane talk about how it's a matter of degrees to keeping your home in the comfort zone. With just a few critical steps, Brower Mechanical can have your home fully assessed and ready for the steps necessary to be a perfectly stable temperature all year long. For more information call Brower Mechanical today at 916-624-0808.

May 14, 2016: If you've got gas, listen up.

Listen as your hosts, Bill and Duane, take you through a myriad of energy savings tips to help make your home more energy efficient. And that includes homes that have gas fired furnaces too! Yes, you can eliminate your furnace, go electric and have an even greater energy saving result when you add small solar! This process also improves your indoor air quality, and can be supported by many of the rebate programs available today. Oh yeah, you'll learn about a few of those as well! For more information, call Brower Mechanical at 916-624-0808 or visit "". Start saving today!

May 7, 2016: Hot showers and Cold beer? Get comfortable.

OK, it's not the most energy conscious title but it really is about being comfortable in your own home. Can you relax and simply enjoy the ambient environment or do you always have to adjust something?

Open/close a window, change the thermostat, cold in the morning, hot during the day? Your home should be the most comfortable place to stay any time of day. Easy breathing, comfortable and at the temperature you want it to be regardless of where you are in the house. That's how Brower insures it will be at the most efficient operation possible!

So enjoy that hot shower after a nice workout and step out into the comfort of a perfectly temperate environment as you want it. Just finished the lawn? Grab a cold beer and sit down in the kitchen and just enjoy the cool, comfortable place you call home.

Call Brower Mechanical today at 916-624-0808, or contact us online.

April 30, 2016: Set It And Forget It. Your Thermostat That Is!

Listen as Bill and Duane demonstrate how you can get your home to a place where you really never touch that thermostat. How nice would that be? Can it really be done? You bet!

Hear from an actual real life customer as she shares her story for all! Don't miss the opportunity to learn from a customer that has done all the required work to allow her to have her home perfectly cooled and heated any time of the year. It all starts with the "home energy assessment" and ends with a thermostat you simply set and forget.

You'll never have to worry about being uncomfortable in your own home again!

For more information on how your home thermostat can be made to do what it's really supposed to do, contact us or call 916-624-0808.

April 23, 2016: Carbon Monoxide Is Not Good For Your Indoor Air Quality

This show is full of reasons to be sure to get a regular home energy revitalization. Consider carbon monoxide leaking into your home. Would you know. It's odorless. A simple check up on your HVAC equipment would reveal any leaking of gasses into the home.

Plus, hear about the options to complete an energy audit that yields guaranteed monthly utility bills when all the required work has been accomplished. How can you go wrong with that. Bill and Duane keep you entertained as well as informed with great health, safety and money saving recommendations.

For more information, contact us or call 916-624-0808.

April 16, 2016: A guaranteed monthly amount on your utility bill? Really?

A guaranteed monthly amount, month in and month out that's lower than you ever thought possible is what you'll learn as Bill and Duane discuss the process. Really! How many companies have you ever heard of that will actually give you a written guarantee of your utility bill that will be LOWER than it is presently?

The home energy audit and the corresponding work completed allows the properly trained technicians to give you a guaranteed amount on your utility bill. That's right, guaranteed. This way, you know exactly what you're going to be paying and what your year end savings are going to be. Now that's some pretty good math! Find out how you can know what your guaranteed monthly utility bill could be by contacting Brower Mechanical today. 916-624-0808.

April 9, 2016: Swing is in the air! (Temperature swings of course.)

Temperature swings outside can wreak havoc on an improperly maintained energy system in your home. Have you had your system revitalized for the season? Is it ready to work hot or cold based on the dramatic temperature swings of spring? Listen in to hear why it's so important you've got your system running properly. You'll breathe easier and save money too! For you home energy revitalization, call Brower Mechanical today at 916-624-0808.

April 2, 2016: Sneezin' and Wheezin'? Ain't no reason...

It's allergy season and that's no teasin'. Listen in and learn why "home comfort" really is more than just a cool house in warm weather. Indoor air quality means so much more when you do it right. From ventilation to insulation, and sealing the attic and ducts, you'll learn there's a lot more to it when you have a plan and execute it well.

The best way to save money is to know how you're going to get there first. Then you can make the appropriate decisions for the most efficient result. Let the pros at Brower Mechanical help. For a free in home energy audit, call 916-624-0808,  you'll be sure to breathe easier.