Texas Freeze – How To Keep Warm If Your Power Goes Out

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How Do I Keep My Home Warm During Power Outage Texans woke to teeth-chattering Arctic cold this morning scarcely seen in decades. With temperatures struggling to climb from single digits in the wee-small hours, ERCOT warned Texas electric customers to conserve electricity. Otherwise, “Rotating outages  may be needed to protect the system.” The combination of Read More

Best Green Electric Plan Rewards in Houston

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Which Green Electric Plan Rewards Are Worthwhile? With credit card companies offering cash back, airline miles, and various points, you wouldn’t sign up for one without rewards. Texas electricity companies also offer reward programs, but frankly, they’re not great. Most green electric plan rewards are the same ones included in all of a provider’s other plans; Read More

Give These Great Energy Efficiency Gifts

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Which Energy Efficiency Gifts Lower Electricity Bills? ‘Tis the season for gift giving, and surely, there are two or three people on your list stumping you. They do it every year. They don’t give you any hints about what they want, and they seem to have everything they need. That is, everything except lower electricity bills. Read More

How Much Does Air Conditioning An Apartment in Houston Cost?

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What’s The Average Electric Bill To Cool My Apartment? Hunting for a new apartment in Houston, TX? One thing you want to know is how much it costs to run an air conditioner. It seems a straight forward question, right? There’s plenty of exhaustive DOE reports on the average Houston home’s electricity usage. But why Read More

How to Your Keep Cool When the AC Is Broken

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7 Ways to Cool Down in Dallas Without AC Nothing’s worse than having your air conditioner break down in the middle of a Dallas summer. The suffocating heat can have you screaming for ways to try and keep cool if you live in the Oncor service area. Luckily, if you’re looking for fast relief from Read More

Get the Most From Your Houston AC

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How Can You Make Your Houston AC Run Better? Houston summers are brutally hot. The sounds of your ceiling fans running at full speed and your air conditioner kicking on are the soundtrack to your life. July and August bring temperatures that tax your body, mind, spirit — and wallet. An average U.S. home AC system Read More

Can A Dirty Air Filter Cause A High Electric Bill?

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Energy Savings From Changing An Air Filter? You’ve just received your Texas light company bill and for the third straight month, it’s running higher than normal. So, you’re probably wondering if you’ve been doing different this month. Ask yourself when was the last time you changed the air filter in your home’s heating, ventilation air-conditioning Read More

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