Published in “January 2017”


How Cold Should My Refrigerator Be? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Cold Should My Refrigerator Be?

It's hard to think of a more useful invention than the refrigerator. Could you really imagine not having one? But sometimes refrigerators work too well – or not at all. Picture the following scenario. One morning you wake up and take the eggs out to make an omele [...]

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12 Kitchen Safety Tips - Cooking With Kids, Part 1 | Bounce Energy Blog

12 Kitchen Safety Tips – Cooking With Kids, Part 1

Welcome to Cooking with Kids from Bounce Energy! Think of the kitchen as a science lab or a living classroom. It contains so many elements that can provide hands-on learning opportunities for your kids - measuring, learning temperature, time, chemistry, fermentation, and mo [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Chorizo & Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms | Bounce Energy Blog

Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Chorizo & Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

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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How Do I Choose the Right Smart Outlet? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Do I Choose the Right Smart Outlet?

Welcome to the How Do I Do This? series from Bounce Energy. Each month, we’ll dive into what it what you need to know to shop-for, install, or repair those things in your home to keep your life affordable and convenient. Plus, you’ll (hopefully) learn some useful tips fo [...]

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Lose the Lights! Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 1 | Bounce Energy Blog

Lighting Alternatives – Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 1

Pioneer times were tough, and we would never suggest life without modern plumbing, refrigeration, or electricity! But with the fast pace of modern life, some folks have decided to learn skills from bygone eras. This includes purchasing local products made closer to hom [...]

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How Can I Prepare for a Winter Storm in Texas? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Can I Prepare for a Winter Storm in Texas?

Compared to what northern cities like Minneapolis, MN or Chicago, IL experience, Texas winters are mild. Much of the state usually enjoys winter daytime highs in the 50°F range (or higher!) with night time lows only reaching freezing temperatures on occasion. And that does [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Spicy Lobster BLT Wraps | Bounce Energy Blog

Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Spicy Lobster BLT Wraps

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: Build Your Own Electric Motor | Bounce Energy Blog

Fun with Less Kilowatts: Build Your Own Electric Motor

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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What Can My Family Do Indoors When It’s Cold Outside? | Bounce Energy Blog

What Can My Family Do Indoors When It’s Cold Outside?

When the cooler temperatures of winter arrive - even in Texas - you're guaranteed a few days trapped indoors with your kids. But cabin fever isn't a bad thing! Seize the opportunity with your family and make the most of your concentrated time together. Check out these 10 [...]

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Will Offshore Wind Blow Through Texas? | Bounce Energy Blog

Will Offshore Wind Blow Through Texas?

Welcome to Exploring Renewable Energy Technology from Bounce Energy! Because the ERCOT portion of Texas can be thought of as a "walled garden," renewable energy sources in Texas now make up a significant portion of the energy supply mix. It’s also a dynamic technology wit [...]

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