East Kern County Air District Woodstove/ Fireplace Replacement Program

East Kern Air Pollution Control District

East Kern County Air District Announces New Rebate Program with $2000 to $4000 Discount Best Time to Upgrade to a More Efficient Wood Burning or Gas Burning Insert/Stove East Kern Valley Air District The East Kern County Air district has announced a new program to help residents lower carbon output and more effectively heat their … Read more

What is a Kamado Joe?

When people first see the famous egg-shape of the Kamado Joe, their reaction is “What does it do?” We always say, “What doesn’t it do?” Modern Kamado are the more refined versions of an ancient cooking technique. The Kamado is a round, clay, ceramic, or (in modern times) metal-alloy pot with a removable lid. The … Read more

Home Energy Saving Tips

Heating and CoolingCooling your home with air conditioning uses more energy dollars than any other appliance in your home, typically as much as 75% of your electric utility bill goes for cooling your home in the summer.The number one way you can reduce your energy cost is to replace your system if it is 10 … Read more

What is a Heat Exchanger?

Diagram of forced air heat exchanger

Protecting Your Home From Carbon Monoxide Have you had an technician inspect your unit within the last year? If not, you may be at risk for carbon monoxide leaking into your home. A heat exchanger uses gas to heat the air. This part keeps intake and exhaust separate from the air circulating in your home. … Read more

What is Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

install and testco alarmsat least once a month

Every year, over 20,000 people are rushed to the E.R and over 400 people actually become fatally sick because of Carbon Monoxide poisoning. Carbon Monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that is produced by the combustion of hydrocarbon fuels and can settle in poorly ventilated spaces in the home. Sources of CO in the home … Read more