Published in “February 2010”


Why Your Home Needs An Energy Audit: Part 2

Every house and lifestyle, is different. It's safe to say that climate and location are primary factors in how your home performs. Typically, Texas energy rates are low during the winter. The other major factor is how you use energy in your home. When combined with informati [...]

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Comparison Shopping for Electricity in Texas?

Determining an electricity plan that fits your unique needs is much like comparison shopping for many other products. Do these wants/needs sound familiar? Price vs. features Simple, no hassle process Peace of mind Special incentives Price drops The list could [...]

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Why Your Home Needs An Energy Audit: Part 1

This heating season, you probably want to save money on your energy use. This is especially true during this winter's cold snap that caused high demand from Texas energy companies in both Dallas and Houston. But that might not be the only reason. You might find that your [...]

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Another Benefit to Landscaping

There are a number of ways to save on your electricity bill. Weatherproofing, double pane windows, not running the air/heat when away from the home, etc.  But I found another way to save that comes from the outside. In particular, landscaping can actually help out with ener [...]

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Switch to Bounce Energy and Be Rewarded

Instant gratification via your Texas electricity company? It's a bit odd to say the least, considering most of us think of a hot shower, cold beer, stellar food, home runs, new cars and other items to be more of the instant gratification experiences. But by switching to a [...]

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Do It Yourself Energy Efficiency Projects: Your Home’s Thermal Envelope (Part 11): Your Roof: Heat Shield to Maximum!

There are a few things you can do around your home to save money during the 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, foundatio [...]

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Fan Us on Facebook, Retweet Us on Twitter and We’ll Donate Food and Water to the Red Cross to Help Haiti.

Earlier this month, we announced that we would be helping the Red Cross' efforts in Haiti by donating $5 for every new customer who signs up for a fixed rate plan.See the Press Release HereWe're now adding another charitable effort regarding the Red Cross and Haiti. [...]

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Do It Yourself Energy Efficiency Projects: Your Home’s Thermal Envelope (Part 10): The Thing in the Attic

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, foundation, floor [...]

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Do It Yourself Energy Efficiency Projects: Your Home’s Thermal Envelope (Part 9): Just Venting… Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

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 8): Getting into Hot Water

There are a few things you can do around your home to save money during the remaining winter months and the hot summer. With hot water, the trick to saving money is knowing how the system works and having enough insulation.You might believe that work I describe below is beyo [...]

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