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We’ve got the solution for your energy saving needs! Select the option that works best for you. WeatherizationThe Energy Savings Assistance Program provides no-cost weatherization, home repairs and appliance upgrade services to qualified renters and homeowners with a PG&E and SoCal Gas account.Enter Weatherization DivisionSolutionsUsing Prop. 39 funding, we help schools Discover, Solve and Manage […]

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Prop. 39 Overview Up to $2.5 billion is available to improve energy efficiency in schools through Prop. 39. Funding is already earmarked for every local educational agency in California. Applications are currently being accepted for fiscal year 2016-2017. Learn more about starting the application process for your campus today! Claim your funding today. Who Is […]

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Research We've done our homework and discovered that a school's environment can directly affect student's academic success.How Overall Compliance Rating affects LearningThese are just a few examples. Read the California Department of Education’s Official Report to learn more.36 Point Increase in California API Scores14% Lower Student Suspension Rates20% Faster Student Progress on Math26% Faster Student […]

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Since solar panel prices have dropped by 50% in the last five years, there is the question of whether you should go solar now or wait for the prices to drop even more. That depends on a number of things such as the size of your house, your average monthly PG&E bill, and how much […]

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Most people who choose not to get solar panels do so because of the high down payment cost. This down payment will pay off over time, but coming up with the large sum of money can be difficult. Fortunately, there are options for those of us who don’t have that chunk of money to spare. […]

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As we all know, Central Valley summers can be unbearably hot, and running the air conditioning is expensive. If running the AC isn’t in your budget this year, here a few ways to stay cool this summer. Plan Time Inside Even if you don’t have AC, there are public places you can go to stay […]

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The summer months in the central valley can be brutal. While it may be tempting to lower the temperature on your thermostat, there are more efficient ways to make it cooler in your house and save electricity. Here are a few ways to save energy and money over the hot summer months. Use Your Windows […]

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Since California is in a severe drought, it is important to conserve water, especially in the spring and summer. Fresno has it’s regulations with only two lawn waterings per week. Even with these regulations, more water can be saved through simple steps. Here are a few of them: Use the Dishwasher While it may seem […]

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There are a number of things that get checked when your building is audited for energy usage. While an audit may sound bad, it is actually very helpful in finding ways to make your building energy efficient and in the end saving you money. Here are the things that Highlands Energy will check for you: […]

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The U.S. solar industry is growing rapidly. It has some of the best solar energy resource potential in the world. If each of the more than 72,000 schools in the U.S were to install an average size solar panels system, then the amount of energy would be equal to more than one-third of all the […]

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Do you ever wonder where the power comes from when you flip on a switch? The answer may surprise you.   In 2015, renewable energy in the U.S. accounted for 11.1 percent of total energy generation. The Central Valley is well beyond the U.S. average. Today, nearly 30 percent of the energy that comes into […]

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About the Energy Savings Assistance Program The Energy Savings Assistance Program is funded by the California Public Utilities Commission. It provides no-cost weatherization, home repair, and appliance upgrade services to qualified home owners and renters who have an account with Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), Southern California Edison (SCE), So Cal Gas (SCG), or San […]

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Making the choice to get solar panels in Fresno is a financial investment, but it can save you money. Is investing in solar panels the right choice for you? Fresno Solar Panels Fresno is a sunny place. It gets a lot a sun in the summer and very good amounts in spring and fall. Winter […]

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