Welcome to the First Choice Power Light Lab!

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.
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Between visiting relatives, a couple of road trips, and plenty of pool days, you can manage … READ MORE Four Tips for Battling the Texas Summer Heat (and Winning)

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It’s almost summer in Texas, and for those who have experienced it before, you know … READ MORE 5 Tips to Get Your Family Ready for the Texas Summer

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Warm sunny days just beg to be spent outdoors. While proper hydration is important for … READ MORE A Sunscreen Guide for Texas

Green Power

Understand the ins and outs of the renewable energy movement in Texas.
What Can I Do to Improve Planet Earth? [Infographic]

Though it’s important to celebrate Earth Day each year on April 22nd, it’s even more important to … READ MORE What Can I Do to Improve Planet Earth? [Infographic]

Green Living on a Budget - In the Home

There is an illusion that living a green life is expensive – but that’s not … READ MORE How Can I Go Green on a Home Budget?

Recycling 101 - A Primer

Our modern world is reliant upon continual production and consumption, a fact that can escape us during … READ MORE Recycling 101 – A Primer

Weather Prep

Get everything ready for inclement weather before it happens.
Who Do I Call If My Home Loses Power in a Storm?

Your home losing power in the midst of the high winds and rain brought by … READ MORE Who Do I Call If My Home Loses Power in a Storm?

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  Prepare for Hurricanes by Learning About Them Use our excellent infographic to learn how … READ MORE How Hurricanes Impact You and How to Prepare for Them

Updating the 2015 Hurricane Predictions for Texas

  Seeing Clearly Through the Storm When severe weather is on its way, it can … READ MORE Storm Safety Tips

Better Budgeting

Discover helpful methods for managing your bills.
How Do I Save Money While Traveling? Tips for Cars

If there’s one thing that I can’t compromise on in this life, it’s the love for … READ MORE How Do I Save Money While Traveling? Tips for Cars

First Things First: Part 2 – Creating Your First Budget

Welcome to First Things First! This series will help you prepare for a range of life changes. Think … READ MORE First Things First: Part 2 – Creating Your First Budget

Everything Texas

Explore the greatness that is Texas.
The Five Hottest Historic Hotels to Visit in Texas

Hotels can often look and feel like the same place – no matter what room … READ MORE The Five Hottest Historic Hotels to Visit in Texas

What are the Greenest Cities in Texas?

Texas has been making headlines over the past few years with its investment in developing wind … READ MORE What are the Greenest Cities in Texas?

¿Cuáles son las Ciudades Más Verdes de Texas?

Texas is big – really big. Bigger than many nations throughout the world. Yet, there’s … READ MORE Texas City Guides: Learn About Denton

Home & Family

Take care of the most important parts of your world with ease.
How Do I Install A Light Fixture? – How Do I Fix That? Part 5

While we might enjoy watching the various home improvement shows filling up cable programming, many … READ MORE How Do I Install A Light Fixture? – How Do I Fix That? Part 5

Nine Necessary Container Gardening Tips for Renters

Don’t let renting your home stop you from becoming a gardener! Many rental properties aren’t … READ MORE Nine Necessary Container Gardening Tips for Renters

TX-Vacay

Summer is here, and that means hot and humid days for Texans. Rather than spending … READ MORE 3 Top Texas Vacation Destinations For Summer