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.

Green Power

Understand the ins and outs of the renewable energy movement in Texas.
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

Create Your First Green Living Plan in 4 Simple Steps

Looking to begin a green living lifestyle, but not sure where to start? Well, putting a theory into … READ MORE How to Create Your First Green Living Plan in 4 Simple Steps

green-plug-in-grass

Looking for ways to be a little more green? With these simple steps for going … READ MORE 10 Tips for Going Green

Weather Prep

Get everything ready for inclement weather before it happens.
TornadoStormCell

When hurricanes rear up and head for Texas, they can bring anything from drenching rain … READ MORE Texas Storm Preparation Tips: The Hill Country

StormyTexasGulfCoast

When hurricanes rear up and head for Texas, they can bring anything from drenching rain … READ MORE Texas Storm Preparation Tips — Living on the Gulf Coast

Better Budgeting

Discover helpful methods for managing your bills.
First Things First: Part 3 – Your First Apartment

Welcome to First Things First! This series will help you prepare for a range of life changes. Think … READ MORE First Things First: Part 3 – Your First Apartment

Everything Texas

Explore the greatness that is 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

Texas City Guides: Learn About South Padre Island

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

5 Texas Outdoor Adventures for Families with Children

Texas enjoys great weather nearly year ’round, and with such a big state, there’s a … READ MORE 5 Texas Outdoor Adventures for Families with Children

Home & Family

Take care of the most important parts of your world with ease.
How Do I Paint Walls in My Home? - How Do I Fix That? Part 4

While we might enjoy watching the various home improvement shows filling up cable programming, many … READ MORE How Do I Paint Walls in My Home? – How Do I Fix That? Part 4

How Do I Fix That? Part 3: Installing Blinds

While we might enjoy watching the various home improvement shows filling up cable programming, many … READ MORE How Do I Install Blinds – How Do I Fix That? Part 3

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