Published in “August 2010”

Seeing the Light!

Have you ever had that shopping moment when you are staring at a wall of products such as pickles, Mac n Cheese, etc., trying to figure out the differences in price, quality, and features?  Well I had this moment yesterday when trying to select a light bulb so we can actual [...]

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Start the School Year…Greener

It's hard to believe that it is already back-to-school time! Where did the summer go (except for the intense summer heat that is still lingering)? With all these talks about school, what better way to get ready for school then to do it in a more environmentally friendly way? [...]

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Carpool It Up!

Carpooling brings you, your car, and the environment benefits. Carpooling can first save you money. This system cuts your cost by half. Carpooling also saves your car half the wear and tear that is would usually undergo. According to the Sightline Institute, each car emits a [...]

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Summer Projects to Reduce Energy Costs

Every year about this time, I get a little burned out (literally) from the heat of the summer.  A healthy dose of 95+ degree weather, with a dash of isolated thunderstorms is a recipe for a sticky, sweaty mess.  Ugh, how I dream for that first cool front to blow through in [...]

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How Many Solar Panels Do I Need for My Home? | Bounce Energy Blog

Renewable Energy Incentives for Home Owners from the State of Texas?

Are There Renewable Energy Incentives for Home Owners from the State of Texas? The short answer unfortunately is no. According to the State Energy Conservation Office (SECO): "...the state does not have a program at this time that provides funding of renewable energy equ [...]

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Eco-friendly Candles

When I first moved into my apartment I knew I wanted to decorate with candles. But with such an overwhelming selection to choose from I decided to do some research. There were regular, wax candles that cost a couple bucks and smelled great and there were some pricier ones t [...]

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Ways Houstonians can Beat the Heat

Right now it is hot…very hot.  It’s so hot that the National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat advisory for the Houston area.  This can be a very dangerous time for Houstonians, possibly even life threatening, especially for those who do not have air conditi [...]

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Dine Out During Restaurant Week!

Is there a certain restaurant that you have been dying to try but something (like the price) seems to be holding you back? Well, I have the answer and it’s called Restaurant Week. In Houston, during Restaurant Week, over 75 fine dining area restaurants are participating [...]

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