Archive for the “Energy Efficiency” Category


How Much Energy Does My White Noise Machine Use?

How Much Energy Does My White Noise Machine Use?

Saving energy (and money) is always easier when you know how much you’re using. But because many of the convenient smaller appliances we use seem to draw little amounts of power, we all too often discount how their use really does impact our electricity bills. With our How [...]

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Why is My Electricity Bill So High? Part 2 - Understanding Your Home in Summer | Bounce Energy Blog

Why is My Electricity Bill So High? Part 2 – Why is My House So Hot in the Summer?

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 Much Energy Does This Appliance Use? Your Coffee Maker

How Much Energy Does My Coffee Maker Use?

Saving energy (and money) is always easier when you know how much you’re using. But because many of the convenient smaller appliances we use seem to draw little amounts of power, we all too often discount how their use really does impact our electricity bills. With our How [...]

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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 Can I Make My Home Energy Efficient? – Summer Prep Series Part 4

How Can I Make My Home Energy Efficient? Summer Prep Series Part 4

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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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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How Much Energy Does My Humidifier Use?

Saving energy (and money) is always easier when you know how much you’re using. But because many of the convenient smaller appliances we use seem to draw little amounts of power, we all too often discount how their use really does impact our electricity bills. With our How [...]

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How Long Does an LED Light Bulb Last? [Infographic]

A Whole Lot Longer Than You Think! We talk a lot about the benefits of switching to LED light bulbs to improve your home's energy efficiency and to enhance how your green living efforts directly benefit the environment. But since some folks still wonder if all the hoopla ov [...]

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How Green is Texas? Part 4: The Handy Home Builders

When Texans observed the first Earth Day in April 1970, the state was America’s petrochemical capital. Oil and gas production gushed, and chemical plants belched smoke into the sky. Forty-six years later, Texas businesses and institutions are still energy leaders, but [...]

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How Green is Texas? Part 3: The Terrific Texas Universities

When Texans observed the first Earth Day in April 1970, the state was America’s petrochemical capital. Oil and gas production gushed, and chemical plants belched smoke into the sky. Forty-six years later, Texas businesses and institutions are still energy leaders, but [...]

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