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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.
Are Smart Meters Safe? | First Choice Power

A Look into the Science and Safety Concerns Surrounding These Misunderstood Devices Our modern world is … READ MORE Are Smart Meters Safe?

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?

Green Power

Understand the ins and outs of the renewable energy movement in Texas.
How Can I Go Green in My Apartment? | First Choice Power

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

Sustainable Destinations: The Greenest Attractions in Texas | First Choice Power

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

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]

Weather Prep

Get everything ready for inclement weather before it happens.
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?

9 Home Maintenance Tips to Prepare Your Texas Home for Cool Weather

With this year’s El Niño expected to bring both cooler-than-average temperatures and wetter weather to … READ MORE 9 Home Maintenance Tips to Prepare Your Texas Home for Cool Weather

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?

Better Budgeting

Discover helpful methods for managing your bills.
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?

How Do I Save Money While Traveling? Tips for Dining

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 Dining

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.
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Mosquitoes are impossible to avoid in Texas, despite the best of precautions I don’t think … READ MORE The Science of Mosquitoes

The Ten Coolest Airbnb Listings in Texas

With the numerous apps, websites, and blogs available nowadays, traveling has become easier, cheaper, and … READ MORE The Ten Coolest Airbnb Listings in Texas

Home & Family

Take care of the most important parts of your world with ease.
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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 Does My Kid NOT Need on the School Supplies List? | First Choice Power

Don’t Break Your Budget! Each year, parents spend tons of money on school supplies, assuming … READ MORE What Doesn’t My Kid Need on the School Supplies List?

What Does My Kid Really Need on the School Supplies List? | First Choice Power

Back-to-School Time has Arrived! And that means it’s time for back-to-school shopping! Most schools send … READ MORE What Does My Kid Really Need on the School Supplies List?