Archive for the “Energy Efficiency” Category


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LED Lighting Series Part IV: LED Lighting for Your Dining and Living Room

Bounce Energy’s LED Lighting Series has covered the basics of the "light of the future." We've also addressed how you can incorporate LED lighting into your outdoor living space and your kitchen. With our fourth installment, we turn our focus onto lighting up rooms whe [...]

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Use Less Energy Today to Earn a Great Texas-Sized Bill Credit

Calling All Bounce Back Energy Savings Customers! The high temperatures we’ve experienced in the Lone Star State over the past few days will continue throughout the weekend. In light of this chance for increased demand on the ERCOT and the Texas energy grid, Bounce Ener [...]

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Help Out ERCOT and Texas by Lowering Your Energy Usage Today

Calling All Texans! With major heat in the form of 100-plus degree temperatures today and for the next several days, ERCOT (the Electric Reliability Council of Texas) is asking residents of the Lone Star State to limit their energy usage today and tomorrow (July 30th-31st [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Ground Turkey Tomato Curry with Basmati Rice

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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LED Lighting Series Part III: Lighting Up Your Kitchen

In Part I of our LED Lighting Series, we established LED lighting as the light of the future. With Part II, we discussed the best ways to light up the outdoors with LED lights. And here in Part III, we'll focus on the room in your house where all your meal preparation and [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Slow Cooker Stuffed Skirt Steaks

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 help [...]

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LED Lighting Series Part II : Light Up Your Outdoors

[caption id="attachment_16418" align="alignleft" width="400"] A backyard and pathway is lit using LED lighting. Image courtesy of stagetecture.com[/caption] In Part I of our series, we established LED lighting as the light of the future. But since we now know it uses fa [...]

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Recycling Nearest You – Get There!

[caption id="attachment_16168" align="alignright" width="300"] Where the Sam Hill do I recycle all this stuff?[/caption] Recycling is a must! It keeps waste out of the landfills, it replaces the need for raw materials for manufacturers (which lowers industrial pollution), [...]

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LED Lighting Series Part I: Where We’ve Come From, Where We are Going

[caption id="attachment_16140" align="alignleft" width="316"] The Buffalo Bayou Trail in Houston illuminated with LED lighting. Image courtesy of www.downtownhouston.org[/caption] You've heard of LED lighting, but how and why is it becoming a part of your daily life? Ligh [...]

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Tax Free Shopping for Texas on ENERGY STAR Appliances this Memorial Day Weekend!

Memorial Day weekend means pool parties, hanging out with friends, three days off work for a majority of us (woo hoo!) and most importantly, honoring our brave veterans. Memorial Day weekend also happens to be the perfect time for those of you living in Texas to do some m [...]

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