Published in “January 2010”


Do It Yourself Energy Efficiency Projects: Your Home’s Thermal Envelope (Part 5): Energy Efficient Window Treatments: “It’s Curtains for You!”

There are a few things you can do around your home to save money during the remaining winter months and the hot summer. Basically, you need to air seal your home's "thermal envelope"; the sum total of the home's insulation systems including walls, ceilings, [...]

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Climate Advocates and Renewable Energy Entrepenurs Examine Cap and Trade

Not your normal, steady diet of Texas electricity news, nevertheless the information from this week's Inside Renewable Energy podcast titled The Real Story of Cap and Trade is a veritable gold mine for several reasons. The hour-long podcast examines the implications of curre [...]

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Do It Yourself Energy Efficiency Projects: Your Home’s Thermal Envelope (Part 4): Wind, Weather, and Storm: Door and Window Tips

There are a few things you can do around your home to save money during the remaining winter months and the hot summer. Basically, you need to air seal your home's "thermal envelope"; the sum total of the home's insulation systems including walls, ceilings, [...]

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Do It Yourself Energy Efficiency Projects: Your Home’s Thermal Envelope (Part 3): Windows

There are a few things you can do around your home to save money during the remaining winter months and the hot summer.  Basically, you need to air seal your home's "thermal envelope"; the sum total of the home's insulation systems including walls, ce [...]

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Do It Yourself Energy Efficiency Projects: Your Home’s Thermal Envelope (Part 2): Mudsill and Rim Joists

There are a few things you can do around your home to save money during the remaining winter months.  These will also save you money during the hot summer. Basically, you need to air seal your home's "thermal envelope"; the sum total of the home's ins [...]

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Searching for Cheap Texas Electric?

Sticker shock might be one reason you're having trouble locking down cheap Texas electric service, especially in a deregulated market where shopping for lower rates can be quite a process if you're not provided some clear directives and advice. So in the honor of Texas co [...]

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Do It Yourself Energy Efficiency Projects: Your Home’s Thermal Envelope (Part 1)

That first week in January was bitterly cold, wasn't it?  And lots of people all across the state had their heating systems cranked to full throttle just trying to keep their homes warm and their pipes from freezing.Of course, your Texas Electricity bill will be hi [...]

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New Texas Electricity Options Available from Bounce Energy

Bounce Energy has just launched several unique and innovative options to consumers who have electric choice in Texas:  Terrific 12, Price Protector 24, and Blue Sky Fixed 12.  All our plans offer affordability and flexibility so consumers can get the most of their energy d [...]

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Mobile Energy Conservation from RCA

Could it be that the future of green electronics lie in the hands of RCA, technology famous for its puppy love? Imagine if: A connector or dongle (connectors that translate one type of port to another) could serve as an on-the-go charging unit for many of your home el [...]

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3 Things You Should Know About the Terrific 12 Plan from Bounce Energy

2010, a year to cut costs perhaps? Generally right after the new year, consumers and families alike are hard pressing pen to paper to draft up their list of resolutions (cutting grocery bills, going out less, losing 5lbs, etc). Here's a tiny little nugget that I firmly b [...]

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