Published in “March 2015”

Better Know Your Electricity History Series, Part Two: The War of Currents

[caption id="attachment_15875" align="alignleft" width="300"] Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse. Images courtesy Wikipedia[/caption] When Thomas Edison’s successful, long-lasting incandescent light bulb first lit streets in 1879, it took 50 years for [...]

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Spring & Summer 2015: Weather Forecast & Your Energy Bill

Cold temperatures and new blankets of snow or ice in some parts of the country argue that winter’s not done yet. With Easter hopping into town on April 5, a lot of folks in the northeast are hoping their local egg hunt won’t get cancelled by a sudden blizzard. This pa [...]

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Green Living Can be Fun AND Practical

Over the past 15 months, I’ve had a lot of fun blogging on a wide variety of green topics, including green living and green upgrades to your home. But one thing holds true for nearly every topic that I’ve brought forward: they cost money. As first time homeowners on a si [...]

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Get Out Your Green Thumb! 7 Spring Tips for the Inexperienced Gardener

Though the fives inches of fresh snow in the areas of Pennsylvania and New York try to tell us all otherwise, Spring has SPRUNG! That means gardening season is lurking beneath the brown leaf litter outside. Time to begin planning your plantings. But if you’re still a newbi [...]

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5 EASY Energy Efficiency Projects to Spruce Up Your Home for Spring

Spring has sprung! All that sunshine and longer days gives you time to tackle jobs around your home that not only might fix problems but help save you money off your energy bill. Pick a warm weekend and let’s get cracking! 1. Clean out those rain gutters and downspouts. [...]

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Putting the Fun in Functional: 4 Yummy Recipes Your Kids Can Make over Spring Break

With a week off from school, spring break is a fun time for kidsl. However for parents, it can be expensive and a bit tiring trying to keep kids busy and away from turning into TV zombies.  Plus, as parents have learned, when kids are home on school break, they tend to use [...]

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An Extra Hour of Sun and Fun: 5 Family Activities for Enjoying Daylight Savings!

How often do you say ‘I wish there were more hours in the day’? A time or two I bet! With daylight savings time kicking in this weekend, it feels like we do get more hours in the day. And we love springing that clock forward at Bounce Energy! The extra hour of sunshin [...]

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Budget-Friendly Spring Break Spots for the Family in Texas, New York, and Pennsylvania

There’s a certain magic surrounding spring break as it gives families a much needed chance to take a refreshing time-out from the usual hustle and bustle following the holiday season. For one week each spring, parents and children from around the country pack their bags a [...]

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Bounce Energy Springs into Action to Support St. Jude’s Ranch

Organizations that serve the needs of children have our hearts at Bounce Energy!  With spring upon us, we are springing into action to support St. Jude’s Ranch, an incredible organization that for 45 years has cared for abused, abandoned, and neglected children. Bounce [...]

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