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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.
How Do I Inspect My Air Conditioner? | The Light Lab

Thinking about some Do-It-Yourself (DIY) home improvement projects for your Texas home, but you’re not really … READ MORE How Do I Inspect My Air Conditioner?

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

Hot House? Try These Low-Cost Home Improvements | The Light Lab

Even though we all love that icy blast that emits from the air conditioner vents, … READ MORE How to Keep Your Home Cool on a Budget

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

It can seem impossible to avoid the onslaught of junk mail in your mailbox – both the … READ MORE 4 Online Resources to Help Repair Your Credit Score

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.
The History and Regionalism of Texas Barbecue | The Light Lab

Welcome to Go Inside: Exploring Texas Culture! Brought to you by First Choice Power, this series … READ MORE The History and Regionalism of Texas Barbecue

Why Is Green Energy So Attractive to Texas Business? | The Light Lab

Gettin’ Eco-Friendly in the Lone Star State Millions of acres across Texas teem with natural … READ MORE Sustainable Destinations: The Greenest Attractions in Texas

4 Texas Outdoor Adventures for Families with Teenagers

While we’ve discussed outdoor adventures in Texas for families with small kids before, we also … READ MORE 4 Texas Outdoor Adventures for Families with Teenagers

Home & Family

Take care of the most important parts of your world with ease.

Happy National Dog Day! To celebrate National Dog Day, we wanted to share with you … READ MORE How To Keep Your Pets Safe & Healthy in an Apartment

What are the Best Foods to Cook in the Toaster Oven? | First Choice Power

We love anything that saves energy, especially helpful items in the kitchen. And with the … READ MORE What are the Best Foods to Cook in the Toaster Oven?

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