Category: electric bill

  • Energy Efficiency in Homes – Pier and Beam vs Slab

    Energy Efficiency in Homes – Pier and Beam vs Slab

    Living in an energy efficient home will help keep your electric usage down and reduce how much money you spend on electricity. Both pier and beam homes and homes built on a slab can be energy efficient, but it depends on various factors and design considerations. Here’s an overview of the energy efficiency aspects of…

  • How Humidity Affects Your Electric Bill

    How Humidity Affects Your Electric Bill

    Humidity can affect your electric usage, primarily through its impact on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Here are a few ways in which humidity can influence electric consumption: HVAC System Efficiency: Heating Systems: Appliance Efficiency: Electronic Devices: The specific impact of humidity on electric usage can vary depending on a number of factors…

  • How to Conserve Energy At Home

    How to Conserve Energy At Home

    Conserving energy at home is not only beneficial for reducing your utility bills but also for reducing your carbon footprint and helping the environment. We have covered tips to help you save on your electric bill, such as turning off the lights when you leave a room and only running the washer and dryer when…

  • Summer Electricity Usage

    Summer Electricity Usage

    Understanding your energy usage and why you pay more during the summer is an age old question that Texans ponder year after year. There are several reasons why you might use more electricity during the summer months. Common factors that increase electricity consumption: FUN FACT The type of TV you have as well as the…

  • Reducing Energy Consumption – Tips to Sleep in Hot Weather

    Reducing Energy Consumption – Tips to Sleep in Hot Weather

    Texas is known for having hot summers. The summer heat in Texas comes with the task of reducing energy consumption to keep the cost of electricity down. Your task becomes a struggle at night when the heat makes it difficult to relax and go to sleep. Unsurprisingly, it is difficult to get comfortable, fall asleep,…

  • Why You Shouldn’t Steal Electricity

    Why You Shouldn’t Steal Electricity

    Everyone wants to save money on their electric bill, especially when the cruel reality is that there is no such thing as cheap electricity, even in Texas. It may be tempting to take the less honest route and get free electricity (aka—run an extension cord from your neighbor’s back porch to your home), but we…

  • Why is My Electric Bill So High?

    Why is My Electric Bill So High?

    There is no denying that the cost of electricity is on the rise. In 2022 Texans are paying 50-70% more than they were paying last year. But why? Why has the cost of electricity gone up so much? Why are so many people asking, “Why is my electric bill so high?” Many factors contribute to…

  • Cheap Electricity: The Difference in Electricity Pricing

    Cheap Electricity: The Difference in Electricity Pricing

    Sick of opening your electric bill at the end of the month and nearly fainting when you see how much money you owe? Tired of feeling like your energy company is ripping you off? We can’t blame you for wanting cheap electricity. We all want to spend less money paying our bills. But hold on…

  • How Christmas Lights Contribute to Electricity Usage

    How Christmas Lights Contribute to Electricity Usage

    Decorating for Christmas with strands of lights is a tradition for many Texas families. The type of lights, as well as how many strings of lights you put up, determines how much electricity you will use over the month. To help you stay within your budget, we are going to break down the cost of…

  • Surviving Staying Home & Saving Money During the Covid-19 Pandemic

    Surviving Staying Home & Saving Money During the Covid-19 Pandemic

    Contributing factor #1 for paying more for electricity and how to reduce your electric bill Lately, every time we log into our social media accounts we see posts about the coronavirus and articles about unemployment. We are in uncharted territory and experiencing new levels of stress. Now more than ever saving money to stretch every…

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