Help Us Over the Hump

November/December 2014
A version of this article appears in the November/December 2014 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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October 31, 2014
This may blow up A carefully constructed image I’ve created of myself as a committed energy geek, but the truth is that when my wife, Michele, and I signed on to the Energy Upgrade California program last spring, I was hoping to come out of it with an air conditioner. I wasn’t looking forward to another summer of 103°F days in a home without cooling at the touch of a button.

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