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Want to save on your energy usage – and on your electricity bill? Want to better understand how energy plans work? Or maybe you just need guidance on managing your home’s budget, green living, or Texas living tips.

We’re about to drop some energy knowledge on you to help make your home energy choice easy. We’ll enlighten you on how to save money on your electricity bill by making your home more efficient, and, if you’re in to it, how stuff like deregulation and the energy industry works.

Simply put, there’s more to being a smart energy consumer than just turning off the lights, and it’s easier than you think – especially when you have access to great resources. But don’t worry, we’re here to walk you through it – You Got This!

Energy Savings

Find exciting ways to use energy more effectively around the home.

When cooling your home, humidity is just as important to consider as temperature. If you … READ MORE How to Control Your Home’s Humidity

How Does Prepaid Electricity Work? | The Light Lab

Prepaid electricity is an easy way to be a Texas electricity customer. All you have … READ MORE How Does Prepaid Electricity Work?

Green Power

Understand the ins and outs of the renewable energy movement in Texas.
Reduce Your Food Waste with Seven Unconventional Tips | First Choice Power

Reduce, reuse, and recycle. It’s the mantra of living green. And one of the primary … READ MORE Reduce Your Food Waste with Seven Unconventional Tips

Apartment living can be a fantastic way to live your life a little greener – … READ MORE How Can I Go Green in My Apartment?

Weather Prep

Get everything ready for inclement weather before it happens.

When you’re home relaxing or getting things done, the last thing you want is a … READ MORE How to Prepare for a Power Outage at Your Apartment

6 Ways to Prepare for a Tornado | The Light Lab

There are many impressive things about Texas — beautiful scenery, big skies, great cities and more. Unfortunately, … READ MORE How to Prepare for a Tornado

How Can I Prepare My Small Children for Bad Weather? | First Choice Power

Children, particularly young children, will always look to see how parents respond to a situation … READ MORE How Can I Prepare My Small Children for Bad Weather?

Better Budgeting

Discover helpful methods for managing your bills.
13 Tips to Help You Manage Your Money and Spend Less | The Light Lab

Managing money gets stressful. Whether you’re starting out in the world with newfound adult responsibility … READ MORE 13 Tips to Help You Manage Your Money and Spend Less

What Do I Buy and When? - November | First Choice Power

Welcome to “What Do I Buy and When?” – our monthly series geared towards helping … READ MORE What Do I Buy and When? – November

How Can I Control My Electricity Costs in My Apartment? | First Choice Power

“We forget how painfully dim the world was before electricity. A candle, a good candle, … READ MORE How Can I Control My Electricity Costs in My Apartment?

Everything Texas

Explore the greatness that is Texas.
How to Shop at a Fall Farmers Market in Texas | First Choice Power

Fall in Texas means the weather is finally cooling off a bit, making it the perfect time … READ MORE How to Shop at a Fall Farmers Market in Texas

Exploring the Energy Efficiency of Texas Fall Festivals | First Choice Power

It’s Fall, Y’all! What better way to soak up autumn in Texas than to head outside … READ MORE Exploring the Energy Efficiency of Texas Fall Festivals

Home & Family

Take care of the most important parts of your world with ease.
6 Affordable Smart Home Products for Renters | The Light Lab

Smart technology is a fun and savvy way to monitor and improve your apartment’s energy … READ MORE 6 Affordable Smart Home Products for Renters

6 Easy Tips for Hosting Your First Friendsgiving | First Choice Power

Welcome to Energy in Your Twenties! This series will help college students, recent college grads, … READ MORE 6 Easy Tips for Hosting Your First Friendsgiving

How Do I Install A Ceiling Fan? – How Do I Fix That? Part 6

While we might enjoy watching the various home improvement shows filling up cable programming, many … READ MORE How Do I Install A Ceiling Fan? – How Do I Fix That? Part 6