Archive for the “Green” Category

How Do I Keep My Windows Clean with Green Cleaning Methods? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Do I Keep My Windows Clean with Green Cleaning Methods?

Welcome to Green Cleaning Solutions from Bounce Energy! In this series, we will share our best practices, favorite tips, and homegrown cleaning recipes - all designed to keep your home clean using environmentally friendly products and methods. We'll help you skip the gadgets [...]

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Exploring Renewable Energy Technology — February, 2017 | Direct Energy Blog

Using Batteries as a Renewable Energy Source

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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Lose the Lights! Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 1 | Bounce Energy Blog

Lighting Alternatives – Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 1

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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Will Offshore Wind Blow Through Texas? | Bounce Energy Blog

Will Offshore Wind Blow Through Texas?

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 wit [...]

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How Do I Make My Floors Shine with Green Cleaning Products? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Do I Keep My Floors Clean with Green Cleaning Methods?

Welcome to Green Cleaning Solutions from Bounce Energy! In this series, we will share our best practices, favorite tips, and homegrown cleaning recipes - all designed to keep your home clean using environmentally friendly products and methods. We'll help you skip the gadgets [...]

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4 Gregarious Green New Year’s Resolutions for Your Family

It’s that time again! The New Year has arrived, which means the pull of making a few resolutions is almost irresistible. This year, instead of pledging unrealistic ways you’re going to change yourself, have your entire family choose to help the planet! While it is a clic [...]

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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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Gardening in Texas: Part 12 - A Winter Walkthrough | Bounce Energy Blog

Gardening in Texas: Part 12 – A Winter Walkthrough

Welcome to Gardening In Texas from Bounce Energy! We hope this series will steer you in the direction of planting a green Texas garden with a eco-friendly lifestyle in mind. We'll discuss shaping a garden that uses less water, grows in harmony with animal and insect li [...]

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Create Your Own Budget-Friendly Holiday Cards with Our 8 Projects | Bounce Energy Blog

Create Your Own Budget-Friendly Holiday Cards with Our 8 Projects

If there’s one tradition I stick to during the holidays, it’s sending cards to people I love. In this digital age, there’s something old-fashioned and romantic about creating a handwritten note and sending it to someone else’s home. [caption id="attachment_2208 [...]

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How Can I Harvest Rainwater to Use in My Home? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Can I Harvest Rainwater to Use in My Home?

On average, you will flush the toilet nearly 140,000 times in your lifetime. With a typical toilet using 2 gallons per flush, you will end up employing 280,000 gallons of water to flush away your bodily waste. In most cases, that’s water that has been filtered, cleaned, a [...]

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