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Why is My Electricity Bill So High? Part 2 - Understanding Your Home in Summer | Bounce Energy Blog

Why is My Electricity Bill So High? Part 2 – Why is My House So Hot in the Summer?

Though we hate to admit it, we're more frustrated with our monthly electricity bills arrive than we’d like to admit. Besides - it’s easy to forget about your energy usage when you’re busy, and by the time your bill arrives, you’ve either forgotten what you did or y [...]

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Why is My Electricity Bill So High? Part 1 – Understanding Your HVAC Unit

Though we hate to admit it, we're more frustrated with our monthly electricity bills arrive than we’d like to admit. Besides - it’s easy to forget about your energy usage when you’re busy, and by the time your bill arrives, you’ve either forgotten what you did or y [...]

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Why Should I Get an HVAC Tune-Up? Summer Prep Series Part 3

May has arrived in Texas, so it’s time for music, weddings, Cinco de Mayo, and the first waves of summertime heat and humidity. In a state where the daily summer temperature hovers between “well-done” and “nuclear,” you know how hard it is to cool your home while [...]

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How Can High Temperatures Affect My Texas Electricity Bill?

High summer temperatures in Texas mean running your air conditioner longer. Let’s say you’ve set your AC at 72°F. Because of the heat, your system is running frequently, which means you’re using a lot of electricity: around 3,500 watts/hour for a 3 ton central air u [...]

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It’s Hot Outside: 6 Ways to Stay Cool Without Overworking Your Air Conditioner

A Texas heat wave is never fun. And, if you've pushed your AC up to 80 degrees because of a Peak Event, it can be daunting. Current weather forecasts show we’re still in for high temperatures throughout the rest of the month. So, if you need ways to stay comfortable withou [...]

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3 Reasons to Get a Tuneup for your HVAC System Before Summer

Hooray for spring! I'm so very excited that this very long winter we've just experienced has been replaced by warmer weather. But before the real heat of summer arrives, we recommend that you get prepared for the event by having a tuneup performed on your HVAC system now. An [...]

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The 12 Days of Bouncemas 2013: Day 3 – 6 Free Months of HVAC Warranty

On the third Day of Bouncemas, Bounce Energy gave to me ... 6 months free of HVAC warranty! We're running our annual "12 Days of Bouncemas" promotion again this year, and today we're excited to offer 6 free months on the HVAC warranty that comes with our Bounce 12 + A/C b [...]

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Prepare Your HVAC System for Fall Weather

With fall weather already here and the truly cold temperatures on the move, it's time to start getting your Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system ready to change over from cooling to heating. In this piece, we'll touch on some of the things you should do and [...]

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5 Tips for Making Your Air Conditioner More Energy Efficient (Guest Post by Ryan Edun)

Your central air conditioner: it’s the modern luxury that cools your family and your home when you need it most. And with above-average temperatures projected for this summer, we will really appreciate all the benefits provided by this technological marvel. However, air co [...]

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What’s the Right Temperature for My Air Conditioner in Summer?

The simple answer is "Set it to what ever temperature that makes your family comfortable." But comfort can be a complicated (and entrenched) behavior. My father-in-law told me a story about his cousin who always set their air conditioner to 65°F in the summer, so she cou [...]

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