Published in “April 2014”

What Stops You from Completing those Tough Earth-Conscious Home Improvement Projects?

No one said saving the Earth would be easy. I was browsing through some articles on easy energy efficiency projects when I stumbled onto a few studies looking at why homeowners don't follow through with energy efficient upgrades. According the National Renewable Energy La [...]

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Life Hacks to Save Money: What to Buy in April

Life Hacks are popular for many reasons, but we really like them because they tend to save you money. In fact, there are websites like DealNews.com and Lifehacker that provide big money-saving tips by putting together a yearly timeline of when it’s financially best to buy [...]

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Earth Day: 3 Practical Ways to Show Your Love for the Planet

According to the US Census World Population Clock, there are over 7.16 billion people on the Earth right now. That's a lot of people who all need the basic necessities for living: breathable air, food, shelter, and clean water. It's a bit overwhelming to think  about - whic [...]

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5 Creative Ways to Reuse
Your Leftover Easter Eggs

Parents everywhere have a major dilemma the morning after Easter - what do you do with all those plastic eggs!? The thrill of the hunt was over in a flurry of laughing and running, as children excitedly filled their baskets with the treasures left for them by the Easter Bunn [...]

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3 BIG Energy Efficiency Home Improvements to Make with Your Tax Return

According to CNN, the average IRS tax return is $3,034 —which is a significant chunk-o-change. In fact, three grand can cover half or even all of the three biggest energy efficiency home improvement projects in an average home: insulation and air sealing, energy efficient [...]

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4 Ways to be Eco-Friendly and Budget-Conscious

Most consumers aspire to live an eco-friendly lifestyle and reduce their impact on the environment; however, there is a common misconception that being green costs more money and is inconvenient. As it turns out being eco-friendly and budget-conscious do not have to be mutua [...]

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LED Lamp

Light Bulb Prices Burning Your Wallet? Comparing Halogen Bulbs to LEDs

No doubt you're already aware that LED bulbs use far less electricity compared with incandescent bulbs. That's because the old-school incandescent bulbs use electrical resistance to heat the filament until it glows. Consequently, about 90% of the energy an incandescent bulb [...]

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The Conservation Fund

Introducing The Conservation Fund – the Bounce Energy Charity Partner for April 2014

Here at Bounce Energy, we believe in taking care of our environment and being responsible citizens of Planet Earth. Since people around the globe celebrate Earth Day each April 22nd, we take time during the month of April to share a range of news, information, and tips about [...]

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Exploring Alternative Energy Technology: Wind Turbines

Welcome to our monthly series entitled “Exploring Alternative Energy Technology.” We hope to share information about emerging technology with our readers in a format that is both educational and entertaining. In this month’s installment, we’re discussing the science [...]

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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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