Archive for the “Energy Efficiency” Category


Who Started Earth Day, and How Did It Take Off? | Bounce Energy Blog

Who Started Earth Day, and How Did It Take Off?

Nearly 50 years ago, about 20 million people took part in the very first Earth Day celebration in cities, towns and college campuses across the U.S. They were taking a stand against pollution and promoting clean air, water and earth. (Considering that the U.S. population was [...]

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Daily Rituals for Self Care – Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 4

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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The Texas Renewable Energy Ripple Effect

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 [...]

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What Type of Water Heater Do I Need? - How to Shop for Home Improvement Projects | Bounce Energy Blog

What Type of Water Heater Do I Need?

While most homeowners love their homes, not every home is perfect. There are usually one or two things the homeowner would like to change, such as an outdated bathtub for a new walk-in shower or updating the look of their kitchen. And then there’s occasional “uh-oh” o [...]

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How Do I Choose the Right Water Softener? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Do I Choose the Right Water Softener?

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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The Importance of World Water Day | Bounce Energy Blog

The Importance of World Water Day

When you wake up in the morning, what do you do? Chances are you splash some water on your face, brush your teeth, jump in the shower, pour water into the coffee machine, eat some breakfast and head out for another day. Even if this isn’t an exact picture of your morning, [...]

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Using Batteries as a Renewable Energy Source, Part 2 | Bounce Energy Blog

Using Batteries as a Renewable Energy Source, Part 2

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 [...]

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5 Easy Tips to Green Living

We've created a list of five ways to be green. Try these easy tips to show off your green spirit all year long. 1) Go paperless [caption id="attachment_22760" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Save paper and sign up for paperless billing.[/caption] From utilities to [...]

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Fun with Less Kilowatts: The Lectenna

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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How to Shop for Home Improvement Projects - Radiant Energy Barrier | Bounce Energy Blog

What is a Radiant Energy Barrier?

While most homeowners love their homes, not every home is perfect. There are either one or two things the homeowner would like to change, such as an outdated bathtub for a new walk-in shower or updating the look of their kitchen. And then there’s occasional “uh-oh” of [...]

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