Texas Smart Meter Hearings

October 10, 2012 

Opponents of smart meters argued their cases in front of a Texas Senate committee recently.   Many of the small but vocal group opposing smart meters feel that their rights have been violated by utility companies who have been installing the new equipment. The Senate committee was formed at the request of Lt. Governor David Dewhurst to ...

10 Easy Tips To Lower Your Electric Bill

September 27, 2012 

Beating the heat this summer can be an expensive proposition as temperatures soar into 100's across Texas. Here's how to keep cool and keep electricity bills manageable: Arrange an HVAC inspection. Hiring a certified technician for an annual check of your home's heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system is a smart move. Leaking ducts, for example, could reduce energy efficiency by up to ...

Dim Your Lights To Lower Your Electric Bill

September 14, 2012 

Want to lower your electric bill? Simply lower your lights. It’s that easy. Today’s new dimmer switches will dramatically lower your energy costs and extend the life of your light bulb. And you don’t have to be an electrician to install one. No matter if you have a prepaid electric plan or a fixed rate plan, the right dimmer can mean ...