Winter Storm Preparedness Checklist | Electricity Company in Texas

Winter Storm Preparedness Checklist

Winter storms can bring in blizzards and below-freezing temperatures, ranging from disastrous effects to inconvenient conditions. Being prepared is always…

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Simple Ways to Save Energy this Winter | Electricity Company in Texas

Simple Ways to Save Energy this Winter

As we brace for cooler weather, families find themselves spending more time indoors, which translates to more energy consumption. Here…

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Keep Your Home Warm and Save on Energy Bills this Season  | Electricity Company in Texas

Keep Your Home Warm and Save on Energy Bills this Season 

The heating season is almost here. Although the colder months translate to higher utility bills, this coming winter doesn’t have…

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Preparing Your Home for Colder Weather  | Electricity Company in Texas

Preparing Your Home for Colder Weather 

Preparing your home for winter may not seem that important to you at this time of the year, especially when…

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Is Your Furnace Ready for Fall and Winter? | Electricity Company in Texas

Is Your Furnace Ready for Fall and Winter?

It’s that time of the year when your furnace kicks in to overdrive to keep the chill at bay. We…

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Top HVAC Preventative Maintenance Tips for Fall and Winter | Electricity Company in Texas

Top HVAC Preventative Maintenance Tips for Fall and Winter

During the colder months, your HVAC system remains one of the most important pieces of equipment in your home. If…

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Fireplace Safety Tips | Electricity Company in Texas

Fireplace Safety Tips

November 1, 2021 — Electrical Safety, Resources

A fireplace might add comfort and warmth during the colder months ahead, but for families, safety should always be top…

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Things You Should Do to Your Home’s Interior and Exterior before Fall

The autumn season is an ideal time to take care of major home projects before the shorter days and the…

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The Best Summer Thermostat Setting for Energy Efficiency and Comfort | Electricity Company in Texas

The Best Summer Thermostat Setting for Energy Efficiency and Comfort

Summer is in full swing, and air conditioning is a refreshing and welcome escape from the heat. Just as nobody…

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Eco-Friendly Home: Great Tips on Encouraging Your Family to Recycle | Electricity Company in Texas

Eco-Friendly Home: Great Tips on Encouraging Your Family to Recycle

The average American family throws away 4 pounds of trash on a daily basis. And it is taking its toll…

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The Benefits of Smart Home Technology | Electricity Company in Texas

The Benefits of Smart Home Technology

If smartphones were one of the major advancements in technology of the 2020s, the development of smart homes is the…

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How to Read Your Electric Meter | Electricity Company in Texas

How to Read Your Electric Meter

At NEC Co-op Energy, we believe in the power of educating our members. When you are better informed, you can…

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Smart Tips to Make Your Older Home More Energy-Efficient | Electricity Company in Texas

Smart Tips to Make Your Older Home More Energy-Efficient

Older homes tend to be charming, rustic, and have an abundance of fascinating history. As appealing as older homes can…

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Essential Electrical Safety Tips to Keep Your Home Safe | Electricity Company in Texas

Essential Electrical Safety Tips to Keep Your Home Safe

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 31,000 fires are caused each year by home electrical systems, with…

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Spring Clean Your Way into Energy Efficiency | Electricity Company in Texas

Spring Clean Your Way into Energy Efficiency

May 10, 2021 — Energy Efficiency, News, Resources

With spring in full swing, many homeowners are preparing their homes for next season’s warmer temperatures. You are probably planning…

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Protect Your Home from a Power Surge | Electricity Company in Texas

Protect Your Home from a Power Surge

April 1, 2021 — Electric Tips at Home, News, Resources

There is a thunderstorm and you hear the lightning strikes nearby. There is a momentary power interruption, then it returns….

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Brownout vs. Blackout: What’s the Difference? | Electricity Company in Texas

Brownout vs. Blackout: What’s the Difference?

March 24, 2021 — Electric Tips at Home, News, Resources

We have all heard of blackouts, and you might have used this term or experienced it at one point. But…

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Reduce Your Refrigerator’s Energy Cost with These Top Tips | Electricity Company in Texas

Reduce Your Refrigerator’s Energy Cost with These Top Tips

Refrigerators are an essential appliance in the kitchen. We depend on our refrigerator to keep our food nicely preserved from one…

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Give Your Home a DIY Energy Audit

So, you’ve swapped your traditional lightbulbs for LEDs, only wash clothes on cold, and turned down the thermostat. How come…

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Easy, Energy-Efficient Habits to Start the Year Right | Electricity Company in Texas | NEC

Easy, Energy-Efficient Habits to Start the Year Right

2020 is behind us, and we are all looking forward to making this year better. The festivities are over, and…

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