Published in “May 2015”

Recycling Nearest You – Get There!

[caption id="attachment_16168" align="alignright" width="300"] Where the Sam Hill do I recycle all this stuff?[/caption] Recycling is a must! It keeps waste out of the landfills, it replaces the need for raw materials for manufacturers (which lowers industrial pollution), [...]

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Your Summer Accessory: Six Stylish Reusable Non-Plastic Water Bottles

Have you ever taken a walk along a water way after a heavy rain? More times than not, the dominant source of residual trash left over from a deluge is plastic water bottles pushed downstream. It's estimated that some billions of plastic water bottles don’t get recycled eac [...]

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Investigating the 2015 Summer Energy Outlook

[caption id="attachment_16155" align="alignleft" width="179"] Don't fear the deep end of this summer's energy bills. Image courtesy of Morguefile.com[/caption] With summer cooling already underway in the southern states, many consumers are already wondering what they can [...]

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LED Lighting Series Part I: Where We’ve Come From, Where We are Going

[caption id="attachment_16140" align="alignleft" width="316"] The Buffalo Bayou Trail in Houston illuminated with LED lighting. Image courtesy of www.downtownhouston.org[/caption] You've heard of LED lighting, but how and why is it becoming a part of your daily life? Ligh [...]

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Eco-friendly Packing for Your Summer Vacation

Summer is upon us and vacation season is rapidly approaching. There are so many ways I could discuss how to green your vacation (and I don’t mean spending the green, I mean does anyone actually need help with SPENDING money?), but I will address the one I truly dread: pack [...]

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Five Mega-Must-Dos When Making Your Move

Whether you’re moving across town, across the state, or across the country, moving time is one of the most stressful things your family will ever do. Apart from the sadness of leaving familiar places and people and the anticipation of a new home, there’s the whole pain i [...]

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Checking Out the Early Predictions for the 2015 Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th. NOAA generally doesn’t release its seasonal predictions until the end of May which coming on the heels of Tropical Storm Ana seems to be cutting it a bit close. Still, three other prediction services [...]

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Sign up with Bounce Energy this May and get a $100 Visa Gift Card!

We’re big fans of social media here at Bounce Energy, that’s why we have our always running Facebook50 promotion. Sign up with Bounce Energy anytime and use promo code Facebook50 and you’ll receive a $50 Visa Gift Card. Lucky for you, we’re raising the stakes this M [...]

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How Cold Should My Refrigerator Be? | Bounce Energy Blog

Tax Free Shopping for Texas on ENERGY STAR Appliances this Memorial Day Weekend!

Memorial Day weekend means pool parties, hanging out with friends, three days off work for a majority of us (woo hoo!) and most importantly, honoring our brave veterans. Memorial Day weekend also happens to be the perfect time for those of you living in Texas to do some m [...]

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Better Know Your Electricity History Series, Part Four: Technology and Utilities

[caption id="attachment_16076" align="alignleft" width="241"] Samuel Insull, inventor of the powerpool grid and entrepreneur. Image courtesy of wikipedia.org.[/caption] When Thomas Edison first lit streets with an incandescent light bulb in 1879, it took 50 years for ele [...]

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