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Smart Lighting: Getting Started

Let there be light! Controlling lights has never been easier than it is today. Smart lighting, whether with bulbs or switches, offers a relatively affordable way to light up your Conroe, Texas home or even, your business. If you’re interested in home automation, installing smart bulbs, smart switches or a combination of both is a […]

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Resolve to Save Energy in 2018

The beginning of a new year provides the perfect opportunity to update your home. When setting goals for your home, it’s a good idea to start by looking at your home’s energy efficiency or possibly, lack of. One goal that is easy to keep and will put money directly back into your wallet is to […]

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Energy-Saving Tips for the Office

We have talked extensively about ways to save energy at home; now it is commercial business owners and managers turn for energy-saving tips. The following tips can yield significant savings. Lights Off Turn off lights when not needed. Turning off fluorescent lights when you plan on being out of a room for more than 15-minutes […]

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Save on Utilities

Oftentimes, many Texas families stare dejectedly at utility bills exceeding $100, $200 and sometimes more per month. According to 2014 data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average monthly electricity bill in Texas is $137.39; among the highest in the nation. Water bills vary depending on city. This is because part of the state […]

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Track Your Home Energy Use

With Home Energy Monitoring Systems We’ve mentioned home automation systems in previous blogs, such as “6 Innovative Ways to Make Your Home Smarter”, and “Home Automation Systems Save You Money”, for energy management. However, the big picture shows us that energy management is about so much more than just automating your thermostat, to meet your […]

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Selecting the Best Programmable Thermostat for Your Home

There are so many great programmable thermostats on the market today that choosing the best one can often be mind-bogglingly difficult. Selecting the best programmable thermostat for your home will be based on your individual needs: whether that’s self-learning, remote energy management or standard is entirely dependent on your preferences, schedule, and budget. The options, […]

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