Archive for the “Energy Efficiency” Category


Does My Home Need Attic Ventilation Fans? | Bounce Energy Blog

Does My Home Need Attic Ventilation Fans?

While most homeowners love their homes, not every home is perfect. There are one or two things the homeowner would like to change, such as an outdated bathtub for a new walk-in shower or updating the look of their kitchen.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 the une [...]

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Enjoy the Holiday Weekend with These Party Recipes

Memorial Day weekend is a time to be with our friends and family and celebrate our freedom. If you plan on having a Memorial Day get-together, try these energy-efficient and party-worthy recipes. Cheesy Steak Stuffed Mushrooms These hearty mushrooms are the perfect [...]

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Learn a Pioneer Skill - Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 5 | Bounce Energy Blog

Learn a Pioneer Skill – Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 5

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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Fun with Less Kilowatts: Build a Bottle Speaker

[caption id="attachment_23027" align="alignright" width="300"] It looks like a 2-liter bottle but it's actually a speaker —and you can learn how to make one yourself.[/caption] Welcome to Fun with Less Kilowatts! We believe that science experiments at home can be a crea [...]

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How to Throw an Energy-Efficient Summer Party | Bounce Energy Blog

How to Throw an Energy-Efficient Summer Party

Did someone say “party”? When it’s blazing hot outside, party prep and the bash itself can build up unwanted heat in your home and put your air conditioner on overtime. Whether you’re hosting your child’s graduation party or you’re just getting some friends toge [...]

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What Are Microgrids?

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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Bounce Energy Turns 9! Celebrate with These Tex-Mex Recipes | Bounce Energy Blog

Bounce Energy Turns 9! Celebrate with These Tex-Mex Recipes

Happy Birthday to Bounce Energy! It all began back in 2008 around a small wooden table in our founder’s kitchen. We still can’t believe we’ve been around for 9 years! We at Bounce Energy would like to thank our customers for supporting us through these wonderful years. [...]

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Shopping for Residential Solar —How to Shop for Home Improvement Projects | Bounce Energy Blog

Shopping for Residential Solar —How to Shop for Home Improvement Projects

While most homeowners love their homes, not every home is perfect. There are 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 the une [...]

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How Do I Retrofit-Install a Ceiling Fan? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Do I Retrofit-Install a Ceiling Fan?

Welcome to the How Do I Do This? series from Bounce Energy. Each month, we’ll dive into 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 for other [...]

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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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