Posts Tagged “Energy Efficiency”


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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The Texas Renewable Energy Ripple Effect

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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What Type of Water Heater Do I Need? - How to Shop for Home Improvement Projects | Bounce Energy Blog

What Type of Water Heater Do I Need?

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 There are usually one or two things the homeowner would like to change, such as an outdated bathtub for a new walk-in shower or updating the look of their kitchen.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

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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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How to Shop for Home Improvement Projects - Radiant Energy Barrier | Bounce Energy Blog

What is a Radiant Energy Barrier?

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 There are either one or two things the homeowner would like to change, such as an outdated bathtub for a new walk-in shower or updating the look of their kitchen.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

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How Cold Should My Refrigerator Be? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Cold Should My Refrigerator Be?

It's hard to think of a more useful invention than the refrigerator. Could you really imagine not having one? But sometimes refrigerators work too well – or not at all. Picture the following scenario. One morning you wake up and take the eggs out to make an omele [...]

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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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