Published in “August 2015”

Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Greek Meatball Stuffed Pita Pockets

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 he [...]

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Bounce Back into the New School Year with These Pins

As summer comes to an end, everyone is preparing for the new school year. Kids mourn the end of their summer fun, parents spend hours trying to cross off everything on their back to school list, and teachers gear up for the influx of new students. We’ve gathered these pin [...]

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Putting Technology to Good Use: Part 1 – Energy Efficiency Apps

Welcome to "Putting Technology to Good Use!" This series will introduce you to a host of helpful products and apps, and we hope it will prove useful in sifting through all the information on the market. After all, we should be able to use technology to our benefit. You’ [...]

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Green Urban Efforts Series Part 4 – Philadelphia, PA

Welcome to our Green Urban Efforts Series! With each installment, we'll showcase how major cities in our service area can help you go green. If you live in or near these locales, we encourage you to take advantage of the opportunities provided. And if you live outside these [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Maple Chipotle Pulled Barbecue Chicken Flatbreads

Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Maple Chipotle Pulled Barbecue Chicken Flatbread

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 he [...]

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Better Know Your Electricity History Series, Part 7: Crisis and Innovation

Better Know Your Electricity History Series, Part 7: Crisis and Innovation

Since the first incandescent light bulb lit up streets in 1879, electricity has been as indispensable a tool as fire. As a science and technology, it leap-frogged humans from the Industrial age to the Electronics Age to the Information age. As an industry, it has played both [...]

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How Can High Temperatures Affect My Texas Electricity Bill?

High summer temperatures in Texas mean running your air conditioner longer. Let’s say you’ve set your AC at 72°F. Because of the heat, your system is running frequently, which means you’re using a lot of electricity: around 3,500 watts/hour for a 3 ton central air u [...]

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LED Lighting Series Part V: How LED Lighting is Changing the Face of Our Cities

Over the course of the Bounce Energy LED Lighting Series, we've shared the basics of what makes LED lighting energy efficient and financially sensible, as well as how to implement LED lighting into your own backyard. We’ve also given you tips on how you can bring LED light [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Tangy Grilled Beef Filet and Veggie Kabobs

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 he [...]

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It’s Hot Outside: 6 Ways to Stay Cool Without Overworking Your Air Conditioner

A Texas heat wave is never fun. And, if you've pushed your AC up to 80 degrees because of a Peak Event, it can be daunting. Current weather forecasts show we’re still in for high temperatures throughout the rest of the month. So, if you need ways to stay comfortable withou [...]

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