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What to do if San Diego Gas and Electric Finds a Cracked Heat Exchanger in Your Furnace

One of the most common calls that heating and air conditioning contractors get during the fall and winter seasons, comes after San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) performs a furnace inspection for a homeowner and tells the customer that they have a cracked heat exchanger. A cracked heat exchanger is a serious issue – so much so that SDG&E usually puts a red tag on the furnace and may shut off the gas, lock the utility meter or actually completely disconnect the furnace. A red tag on the equipment states that the furnace has been shut down and is dangerous to operate unless repaired or replaced. Read more

SDG&E Contest Ends Soon, But It’s Not Too Late To Participate

The local utility provider San Diego Gas & Electric is currently running a contest that gives eligible participants a chance to earn prizes and help their community by learning to save energy.

“During the summer, air conditioning costs alone can account for as much as 40 percent of the average California homeowner’s energy usage,” says Gabriel Carini, who has offered heating and cooling services in San Diego for more than a decade. “The indoor comfort system is a good target when you’re trying to cut back on energy usage.” Read more