Tag: electronics

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Take Action

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Take Action

We could not be more excited about our partnership with the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas. One of the GSNETX’s three keys to leadership is TAKE ACTION. With this in mind, the Girl Scouts are promoting exercise, community service and energy efficiency through the 10.11.12 initiative. The 10.11.12 initiative is a commitment to the community […]

The Deadly Truth About Zombie Electronics

The Deadly Truth About Zombie Electronics

We have warned you about the dangers that zombie electronics pose to your wallet. However, these vicious energy eaters present a greater danger to you and your home. Did you know electrical fires claim the lives of 280 Americans each year and injure 1,000 more? Electrical extension cords must be used wisely and never be […]

Introducing Chunk and Rita Shambles

Introducing Chunk and Rita Shambles

Have you met the new neighbors yet? Chunk and Rita Shambles are not your average married couple. They are Energy Zombies and they are looking to infect you! How you ask? Every time you leave electronics plugged in that are not in use, you are inviting the Shambles into your home for a big serving […]

Zombie Breeding Ground

Your alarm goes off, you listen to some tunes while you shower to wake you up, you check the weather for the day, you grab your coffee and you head out the door for work. Sounds like a typical Wednesday morning. But while you are at work, your home is becoming a breeding ground for […]

Prepare For The Zombies!

The zombies are coming! Hide! Did we get your attention? We could not be more excited about the third season of The Walking Dead on AMC. No doubt about it, the end of season two left us craving more, so we are anxiously awaiting the season premier on October 14. However, let’s be clear−the zombies […]

Vacation Energy Savings Made Simple

Vacation Energy Savings Made Simple

Hopefully you’ve got some vacation time planned for this summer – a little bit of time to relax and unwind with family and friends, or maybe a daring new adventure.  Either way, one thing that never goes on vacation is your electricity bill.  And while most of us can’t just flip a switch and turn […]

Utilize your kinetic energy

Utilize your kinetic energy

When most people think about their energy use they think of electricity consumption or the amount of fuel they go through when driving a car. Few people stop and think about the energy we expend and create everyday.  One type of energy that humans generate is kinetic energy, which is the energy of motion or […]