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Should I Get Battery Storage for My Solar Energy System?

Imagine you’re home on a stormy night, watching TV with the washing machine running, and all of a sudden the power goes out. Now imagine the same scenario, except you have a rooftop solar energy system with battery storage. When the power goes out in your...

Saving Energy Is a Lifestyle

Energy Saver has updated web site, blog, and social media presence.  Aimed at helping you save money and energy, Energy Saver has been offering ideas on ways to fuel economy practices, renewable power options, and ways to prepare your home for the winter months....

Home Winter-Ready with ENERGY STAR

Many American’s minds are on getting their home winter-ready as cold weather is approaching. A sure way to make sure your home is as weatherized and efficient as possible is to retrofit your home to the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® program (HPwES) standards. In...

Drying Clothes and Saving Money

Now that it’s November and fall weather is in full swing, the sun may not be cutting it for those who rely on its natural heat to dry laundry on an outdoor clothesline. Though you may enjoy that lower energy bill, the fact is clothes do not dry as well in cold, damp...
Is Your Texas Home as Ready for Summer

Is Your Texas Home as Ready for Summer

Now that summer has arrived, it’s important to remember that your air conditioner can often increase your residential energy costs this season, so it's important to make sure that your house is as efficient as it can possibly be—and not just your HVAC system!...

Energy Efficient Outdoor Lighting

Energy Efficient Outdoor Lighting

For much of the country, summer weather affords opportunities to spend time outside on the front or back porch or patio, especially in the evenings, and spend time with neighbors in the cooler evening air. At times like these, outdoor spaces can serve as an extension...

Shopping for a new Texas living space?

Shopping for a new Texas living space?

If you’re looking for a new place to live, you likely have a number of “boxes” you’d like to check, such as the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, how much storage space is available, certainly the cost of your rent or mortgage, taxes, and perhaps a yard or close...

Texas Energy Saver Comfort Tips for New Homeowners

Texas Energy Saver Comfort Tips for New Homeowners

When Catherine Williams bought her new home, she admits she didn’t give much thought to how comfortable it might be during colder seasons. She made the purchase in summer, after all. Her timing is common; the period from May through July accounts for than 40% of...

Traveling In Your Electric Car

Traveling In Your Electric Car

Plan Your Route With more than 16,000 electric charging stations and 44,000 charging outlets across the country, there are plenty of chances to charge up along way. Use the Alternative Fueling Station Locator to plan a route that meets your charging needs. You can...