Help Your Partner or Spouse Fall in Love with Energy Efficiency

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We get it – talking energy and energy usage is not the most romantic topic. But if you’re an earth-worshipping treehugger, and your partner is the sort who would rather eat the whales than save them, then you have a conundrum on your hands. The principles of saving energy could be a deal breaker for […]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: White Chocolate Truffles for Valentine’s Day

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Welcome to Cooking with Less Kilowatts! There is nothing better than sitting down in the evening to enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal. But did you know that changing what you do in the kitchen can make an impact on your monthly electricity bill? Each week, I will help you find ways to cook using less energy while still getting a satisfying, flavorful meal. Trust me […]

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Texas Entrepreneurs Series: Introducing 3 Leading Business Innovators

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At Bounce Energy, we are proud of our beginnings. We were created in 2008 by seven ambitious entrepreneurs who sought to create a successful Texas electricity company from scratch. In honor of those great creators, the Texas Entrepreneurs Series seeks to dive into the spirit of innovation and drive to succeed power all entrepreneurs. Since Bounce Energy was created here in […]

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How Much Energy Does This Appliance Use? – Your Phone Charger

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Saving energy (and money) is always easier when you know how much you’re using. But because many of our smaller appliances draw little amounts of power, we often discount how their combined impact contributes to your home’s energy usage. With our “How Much Energy Does This Appliance Use?” series, we”ll examine what’s watt to learn approximately how much they use. […]

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Become an Energy-Efficient Vacation Guest with 6 Effortless Tips

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Going on vacation stirs up this instinctual desire to indulge a little more than usual. This typically includes longer showers, not recycling properly, and lapping up the luxury that comes with staying in a room you don’t have to clean. Now, we aren’t saying you can’t enjoy the perks of being on vacation, but just because you’re fancy-free and […]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Baked Cajun Crawfish and Crab Dip

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Welcome to Cooking with Less Kilowatts! There is nothing better than sitting down in the evening to enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal. But did you know that changing what you do in the kitchen can make an impact on your monthly electricity bill? Each week, I will help you find ways to cook using less energy while still getting a satisfying, flavorful meal. Trust me […]

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Kick Start the New Year with 6 Superb Healthy Living Apps for 2016

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The New Year frequently creates the desire to turn a page and start embracing a healthier lifestyle. But since life is busy, making a drastic change in your rhythm can come with its own challenges. When it comes to bring real change to your life, it is often best to have help, and we don’t mean […]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Sautéed Shrimp and Power Greens

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Welcome to Cooking with Less Kilowatts! There is nothing better than sitting down in the evening to enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal. But did you know that changing what you do in the kitchen can make an impact on your monthly electricity bill? Each week, I will help you find ways to cook using less energy while still getting a satisfying, flavorful meal. Trust me […]

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What Do I Need in a First Aid Kit for My Baby?

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Having a first aid kit for the family is as important as having a smoke detector in your home. And all families should keep one in their cars, especially if you’re a family that regularly heads for the hills on the weekends. But what about something specific just for your baby or small children? It’s important […]

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What are Grid Batteries and How Can They Charge Up the Future?

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Several factors facing the power industry drive the growth in grid battery development. With more renewable sources in the mix, grid batteries provide a flexible means of storing energy for later use. For example, West Texas wind turbines produce the most energy at night and not during the day when cities like Houston, Dallas, and […]

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