Published in “May 2016”

Why is My Electricity Bill So High? Part 1 – Understanding Your HVAC Unit

Though we hate to admit it, we're more frustrated with our monthly electricity bills arrive than we’d like to admit. Besides - it’s easy to forget about your energy usage when you’re busy, and by the time your bill arrives, you’ve either forgotten what you did or y [...]

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How Do I Move Out On My Own for the First Time?

I was 31 years old when I finally had a place of my own, a place without random roommates and far enough from home that my parents wouldn’t be dropping by and nagging me about a weeks' worth of dishes in the sink. This, my friends, was liberating - and mildly terrifying. [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Spicy Roasted Red Pepper and Pimento Cheese Wontons

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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What are the Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Fort Worth?

Welcome to Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Texas! In this Bounce Energy series, we'll share our favorite dining establishments in major Texas cities that are perfect for the whole family. Just don't look to us for chain restaurants and popular entertainment pavilions - we'r [...]

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Spark a Conversation with Our Fun Energy Facts Series – Part 4

Energy – whether electrical, thermal, or mechanical – can do fantastic things, and sometimes science uncovers phenomena no one even dreamed was possible. Because it’s fun to shock and astound friends and relations with incredible facts, we’re going to investigate som [...]

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Why Should I Get an HVAC Tune-Up? Summer Prep Series Part 3

May has arrived in Texas, so it’s time for music, weddings, Cinco de Mayo, and the first waves of summertime heat and humidity. In a state where the daily summer temperature hovers between “well-done” and “nuclear,” you know how hard it is to cool your home while [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Roasted Vegetable and Arugula Salad

Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Roasted Vegetable and Arugula Salad

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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Fun with Less Kilowatts Science Experiments: The Lightning Experiment

Fun with Less Kilowatts: The Lightning Experiment

Welcome to Fun with Less Kilowatts! We believe that science experiments at home can be a creative way to engage kids in learning while having fun. They can be educational AND great activities to keep your kids busy and away from the television. Each month, we’ll feature a [...]

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Why Should I Sign Up for a Fixed-Rate Plan? Summer Prep Series Part 2

May has arrived in Texas, so it’s time for music, weddings, Cinco de Mayo, and the first waves of summertime heat and humidity. In a state where the daily summer temperature hovers between “well-done” and “nuclear,” you know how hard it is to cool your home while [...]

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Gardening in Texas: Part 5 – Growing a Butterfly Garden

Welcome to Gardening In Texas from Bounce Energy! We hope this series will steer you in the direction of planting a green Texas garden with a eco-friendly lifestyle in mind. We'll discuss shaping a garden that uses less water, grows in harmony with animal and insect li [...]

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