Exploring Renewable Energy Technology —September 2017

Exploring Renewable Energy Technology —September 2017

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 with new innovations, discoveries, and issues arising every week. Each month, we […]

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Fun with Less Kilowatts —Build an Aluminum Air Battery

Fun with Less Kilowatts —Build an Aluminum Air Battery

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 new science experiment that can be a […]

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What Is the Right Temperature for a Baby?

What Is the Right Temperature for a Newborn Baby? | Bounce Energy Blog

Everyone sleeps easier when baby is comfortable and happy. For these little ones, a comfortable temperature also keeps them safe. Their tiny bodies can’t regulate temperature as well as we adults can, which means when babies get hot, they don’t sweat like we do, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Furthermore, newborns produce less heat than adults do. Because babies aren’t […]

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How to Clean in Your Laundry Room Using Green Cleaning Methods

How to Clean Your Laundry Room Using Green Cleaning Methods | Bounce Energy Blog

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 and toss the harsh products by embracing cleaning practices that use items you likely have in […]

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Who Loves Cake? Learning to Use an Electric Beater – Cooking with Kids, Part 7

Welcome to Cooking with Kids from Bounce Energy! Think of the kitchen as a science lab or a living classroom. It contains so many elements that can provide hands-on learning opportunities for your kids – measuring, learning temperature, time, chemistry, fermentation, and more. Join us as we show you how to introduce your kids to the best room […]

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How to Shop for Central Air Conditioning

How to Shop for Central Air Conditioning | Bounce Energy Blog

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 unexpected repair. We’re going to identify several projects […]

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How to Repair Water-Damaged Drywall

How to Repair Water-Damaged Drywall | Bounce Energy Blog

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 projects along the way. How to […]

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5 Tips to Get Your Kids Prepared to Go Back to School

5 Tips to Get Your Kids Prepared to Go Back to School | Bounce Energy Blog

Getting prepared to send the kids back to school is both a mental and physical exercise. On one end you have all the things you need to buy: new outfits, supplies, backpacks, sports equipment and so forth. On the other end is the mental preparation you need to go through with your children as they […]

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Communicate Like the Pioneers – Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 8

Communicate Like the Pioneers - Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 8 | Bounce Energy Blog

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 home with more care and quality materials, unhooking from technology, and embracing homesteading. In our Pioneer Life in the 21st Century series, we’ll help […]

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How to Clean Your Living Room Using Green Cleaning Methods

How to Clean Your Living Room Using Green Cleaning Methods | Bounce Energy Blog

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 and toss the harsh products by embracing cleaning practices that use items you likely have in […]

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