Archive for the “Energy Efficiency” Category


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? – How to Shop for Home Improvement Projects

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 There are either one or two things every homeowner would like to change, such as an outdated bathtub for a new walk-in shower or upgrading the look of their kitchen.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

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Which are The Differences Between Wind Energy and Solar Energy? | Bounce Energy Blog

What are The Differences Between Wind Energy and Solar Energy?

The two powerhouses in the renewable energy industry are wind and solar. But when you compare them side by side, is one better than the other? Let's review the differences. How Does Solar Energy Work? You may have seen solar panels on rooftops and perhaps even a solar [...]

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3 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Your Home

Too often, homeowners wanting to take on a major DIY energy efficient project, like air sealing, insulation, or crawlspace encapsulation, get overwhelmed by the complexity of the whole project and give up before even trying. It’s a lot like when the alarm goes off early in [...]

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Which Uses Less Energy for Hot Chocolate - Microwave or Electric Kettle? | Bounce Energy Blog

Which Uses Less Energy for Hot Chocolate – Microwave or Electric Kettle?

So as December’s cool winds begin throwing snow and ice our way, we find ourselves wanting to spend time with family or close friends over cups of hot chocolate. But once the small talk about weather and holiday plans has concluded, you're invariably with the most importa [...]

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How Much Energy Does My Vacuum Cleaner Use? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Much Energy Does My Vacuum Cleaner 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 Much Energy Does My Blow Dryer Use? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Much Energy Does My Blow Dryer 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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