Why Is My Houston Electric Bill So High In The Winter?

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What can I do about my Houston electric bill this winter? When September comes, Texans rejoice because football is back, and summer electricity bills are gone. Fall and spring bring the lowest electricity prices of the year, but winter has its own price spike. Winter electricity bills aren’t as high as summer bills. However, the Read More

Is It Cheaper To Leave Your Thermostat At One Temperature?

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You’ve probably heard somewhere that keeping your Texas home at a steady temperature will save you than if you turned down the thermostat. It sounds like it should make sense, right? After all, if you turn down the heat in your home, the temperature drops  and then you’ll have to pay those high Texas electricity Read More

ERCOT Adds 2% to Summer Electricity Outlook

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How much Texas electricity will be available this summer? Imagine you’ve just come in from mowing your lawn on a scorching Texas afternoon. As you cross your home’s threshold, you feel an immediate blast of cold air slam into your body. The only thing more refreshing will be the shower that rinses away the sweat, Read More

What Uses the Most kWh in a Houston Home?

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Which appliances drive up your Houston home electricity bill? It seems like your furnace can never catch a break during the winter temperature drops in the holiday season. Your oven runs for hours slowly bringing the Christmas turkey up to the perfect internal temperature and golden brown exterior. Your holiday outdoor lighting fills the night Read More

What Is the Average Daily kWh Usage per Household in Texas?

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How much electricity does the average Texan use in a day? In the sweltering heat of a Texas summer, it’s easy to see how your home consumes electricity each day. The air conditioner almost never shuts off! In the winter, your air conditioner doesn’t run as long, but your furnace picks up some of the Read More

Five Energy Efficiency Projects to Cut Your Monthly Winter Bills

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Home Fixes For Huge Savings on Your Energy Bill Finding ways to improve the energy efficiency of your Texas home is a great way to reduce costs and cut down on any unwanted bill shock this holiday season. Homes that aren’t weatherized leak heat, leaving you with higher than average electricity bills. If you want Read More

Cut Houston High Air Conditioner Usage

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How cool should my house be if it’s 100 outside? During much of the year, your air conditioning system is the biggest power user in your Texas home. When the temperatures rise to more than 100 degrees outside, it is tempting to keep your house the same temperature as your refrigerator. But resist that temptation! Read More

Reduce High Air Conditioner Use in Dallas

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100 Degrees Outside, 80 Inside Air conditioner use in Dallas this summer could be expensive. Cooling your home accounts for roughly 13 percent of your annual energy bill.  With another scorching summer on its way, residents naturally want ways to keep their Dallas energy bills low. And reducing your AC use during the summer is Read More

Can Smart Home Gadgets Help Lonely Texas Seniors? Pt.2

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Which smart home devices keep seniors connected? As we learned last month, social isolation among seniors can have dire effects on their physical and mental health. A significant portion of seniors live alone, but that doesn’t mean they have to go through life without connecting to other people. Caring family and friends can help the Read More

7 Must Do Tips for the BEST Super Bowl Party

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How to Make Memorable Night Even More Memorable With the Super Bowl almost here, you may be thinking about hosting a party for all your friends. To make sure you put on a party that’s just as memorable as the game itself, you need to pull out all the stops —but without worrying about your Dallas Read More