How to Create an Energy Efficient Kids’ Room

Electricity use adds up all over the home, and teaching our children about conserving energy is important. Not only will they grow up to be considerate of their energy usage, and in turn save mom and dad a few dollars, but they’ll understand that electricity, water, and other sources of energy, are precious and shouldn’t […]

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How Do I Retrofit-Install a Ceiling Fan?

How Do I Retrofit-Install a Ceiling Fan? | 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 Install […]

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Who Started Earth Day, and How Did It Take Off?

Who Started Earth Day, and How Did It Take Off? | Bounce Energy Blog

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 205 million at that time, that’s an impressive participation […]

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5 Amazing Science Experiments to Try at Home

5 Amazing Science Experiments to Try at Home | Bounce Energy Blog

When it comes to education, one topic that continues to dominate the conversation is the need to get kids more interested and engaged in the sciences. Faced with an increasingly technological world, with more and more workplaces demanding scientific knowledge, parents are eager to see their children enrolled in a curriculum focused on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). […]

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Fun with Less Kilowatts— The Homopolar Motor

Fun with Less Kilowatts— The Homopolar Motor

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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Daily Rituals for Self Care – Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 4

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 […]

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5 Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe in the Spring Heat

5 Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe in the Spring Heat | Bounce Energy Blog

Now that spring has spread its sunny glory over the world, and the grass and the flowers are in bloom, you’re no doubt eager to get out and spend as much time as possible outside. Everyone loves a warm, blue-sky day, but if you’re a pet owner, the warm weather is an especially welcomed treat. […]

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How to Get My Closets Clean Using 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 and toss the harsh products by embracing cleaning practices that use items you likely […]

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

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What Type of Water Heater Do I Need?

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

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” of the unexpected repair. In our How to Shop for […]

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