You’ve probably read some of our blog posts on how to stay cool in Dallas in the recent hotter months. Thank goodness it’s finally cooling down! So staying cool isn’t all that hard anymore. However, maybe you’re not sure what to do with yourself and your family while COVID-19 runs amok for a bit yet. … Continue reading How to Be Cool in Dallas in November
Kids are so impressionable at younger ages. Doesn’t it fill you with your own childlike wonder? Because, after all, you know how they’ll be not too long from now when they become teens! Hopefully they won’t be too difficult. But you know that they will struggle for independence at that age, just like you did. … Continue reading How to Make Energy Savings Fun for Young Children
Ahhh…whenever you have more than one personal involved in anything, there’s bound to be some disagreement. And in your family, you probably know the points of conflict before they even happen. How do you work your way through them so you can all achieve your goal of saving more energy? Well, let’s talk about some … Continue reading How to Resolve 3 Barriers to Your Family Energy Savings Goals
Where do you think air quality is higher: inside…or outside? If you answered “outside,” you’re probably right. We haven’t seen any macro studies comparing the actual quality of your indoor air to the average outdoor air quality at a national level. But, anecdotal evidence does show that indoor air quality can many times be worse … Continue reading Your Indoor Air Quality May Not Be So Good After All
Recessions always cause a decline in energy use. The question really lies in the extent. With less money flowing around, less gets done. Consumers also don’t have as much money in their pockets and save where they can. And so, you end up with lower electricity use. You’ve probably noticed either yourself, or perhaps one … Continue reading How Has Coronavirus Affected US Energy Use?
The weather certainly gets cooler here in Texas in October. But it can still be a tad steamy, and especially so in the earlier part of the month. But because October finally cools down (at least some anyway), keeping cool is a bit easier than it is during the summer. Here’s what you might do … Continue reading How to Stay Cool in Texas in October
If you’ve read this blog recently, you know we talk frequently about ways to get your family involved in energy savings. It can be hard with certain family members. You may have long standing friction in your relationships that makes getting everyone on the same page difficult. But ultimately, you’ve learned many methods for turning … Continue reading What Not to Do If You Want Your Family Involved in Energy Savings
Trying to get all your family members to agree to work towards a single goal sure can be challenging, can’t it? Maybe you feel anxious and stressed just thinking about it. …And that’s really the case when pretty much any goal requires the actions of more than one person to achieve. You always have a … Continue reading Why Energy Savings Is Really All About Relationships