How Do the Latest TVs Compare in Energy Efficiency?

How Do the Latest TVs Compare in Energy Efficiency? | Bounce Energy Blog

Ever since flat screen TVs began flooding the market in the early 2000’s, TV technology has been evolving at a rapid pace. Some TVs that are just a few years old and in perfect working condition are technologically obsolete, and a few of them — like large plasma TVs — may be major energy hogs […]

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How to Choose a Thermostat for Your Home

How to Choose a Thermostat for Your Home | Bounce Energy Blog

Not long ago, there were only two basic categories of thermostats: manual and programmable. But in the age of the Internet of Things, we now have a third option — the smart thermostat — that allows a level of climate control we didn’t have before. And while the smart thermostat is the thermostat of the […]

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Our Four Best Recipes for the Fourth of July

Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Jumbo Lump Crab Salad Stuffed Avocados | Bounce Energy Blog

The summer sun, swimming, fireworks, music, camaraderie, revelry and painted stars and stripes are the essence of Fourth of July. But don’t forget about the food in this all American celebration! Freshly sliced watermelon and homemade tangy lemonade always make the cut. How about branching out and bringing a new plate to the party this […]

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How to Buy Your First Home

How to Buy Your First Home | Bounce Energy Blog

Are you ready to take those first steps to buying a first home? It’s exciting to say the least! Since this will be the most expensive item you’ve ever purchased, you need to carefully consider navigating finances and your family’s needs. Read this simple home buying guide and use our tips for first time buyers […]

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7 Energy Efficiency Home Improvements and Upgrades for Your New Home

7 Energy Efficiency Home Improvements & Upgrades | Bounce Energy Blog

Buying a home and personalizing it to your tastes and needs is often an exciting experience. But while you’re picking out paint swatches and considering installing that new kitchen island, remember that some home improvements are more substance than style. While they may seem less exciting now, energy-efficient upgrades can have you jumping for joy […]

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How Much Energy Does Your Media Room Use?

How Much Energy Does Your Media Room Use? | Bounce Energy Blog

On one hand, many of today’s latest electronics are more energy-efficient than their predecessors. On the other hand, we’re using more of those electronics at once in the typical home media room. What used to just be a TV and maybe a VCR is now a TV plus a video game console, DVR, cable box […]

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What Kind of Cookware is Most Energy-Efficient?

What Kind of Cookware is Most Energy-Efficient? | Bounce Energy Blog

Upgrading your kitchen’s major appliances to newer, more efficient models is the most significant step you can take to reduce your energy consumption while cooking. But the opportunities don’t stop there — choosing the right cookware can also help you waste less energy and save on every meal. You may be able to save energy […]

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Summer Vacation Packing Checklist

Summer Vacation Packing Checklist | Bounce Energy Blog

Summer is almost here! What are you planning to do for your summer vacation? Just the thought of packing can send some people into a tailspin. Just packing for yourself can feel overwhelming, and if you have kids, that adds even more to your load. But don’t let the thought of assembling items and possibly […]

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How Much Electricity Does My Refrigerator Use?

How Much Electricity Does My Refrigerator Use? | Bounce Energy Blog

You might think there’s not much you can do about the electricity costs of your refrigerator. You can’t live without one, and you can’t turn it off. But if your refrigerator has been with you for a long time, it may be the case that a new one will pay for itself in just a […]

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Top 10 Unique DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

Top 10 Unique DIY Mother's Day Gifts | Bounce Energy Blog

The day we celebrate our beautiful mothers is just around the corner. For all they’ve done for us, what if we show them how we feel by giving them a unique gift straight from the heart with something made by our own hands or an experience she’ll remember forever? Homemade gifts are the best, and […]

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