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Energy saving tips and home improvement basics.


Energy Saving Tips for an Apartment

Energy Saving Tips for an Apartment

There are many ways to save energy and money living in an apartment. Follow these simple energy saving tips from Ambit Energy for an energy efficient apartment....

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Ambit Energy Reviews: Rechargeable Batteries

Ambit Energy Reviews: Rechargeable Batteries

Rechargeable batteries are a great way to save money and be eco-friendly. We’re reviewing the best ones that are the most efficient, convenient and reliable....

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Get Organized Now for Income Taxes

Get Organized Now for Income Taxes

Don’t panic this spring when income tax season rolls around – use these tips from Ambit to organize paperwork ahead of time and be prepared....

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Past Articles

How to Maintain a Strong Foundation for Your Home – 10/04/16

Ten Ways to Prevent High Energy Bills This Summer – 06/14/16

Ambit Energy Reviews: Eco-Friendly Yard Care – 06/07/16

Celebrate Earth Day with a DIY Craft for Kids – 04/19/16

Going Green with Ambit Energy – 04/13/16

How to Start an Office Recycling Program that Works – 04/05/16

Ambit Energy Reviews Home Automation Tools – 03/21/16

Solar and Wind Thrive Despite Cheaper Oil and Gas – 03/08/16

14 Tips for Creating an Energy Efficient Workplace – 03/01/16

A Brighter Future for Incandescent Bulbs is in the Works – 02/16/16

How to Prep Your Kitchen for the Holidays – 11/17/15

Solar Savings and the Combined Power of Sunrun and Ambit – 10/20/15

The Pros and Cons of Traditional vs. Tankless Water Heaters – 10/13/15

Set your Thermostat, Save Money this Fall – 10/06/15

Five Ways to Keep Your Home Energy Efficient This Fall – 09/15/15

Host a Football Game Watch Party Without High Energy Bills – 09/08/15

Ambit Energy Lists the Pros and Cons of Retractable Screens – 08/18/15

Ambit Energy Reviews the Top LED Replacement Bulbs – 08/11/15

5 Tips to Protect Yourself from a Home Improvement Scam – 07/29/15

Ambit Energy Reviews Five Smart Thermostats – 07/08/15

8 Ways to Avoid High Energy Bills on July 4 – 06/30/15

Don’t Fall Prey to the Mover Ripoff – 06/10/15

The Smart Way to Use Your Thermostat to Boost Summer Energy Efficiency – 05/27/15

The Green Way to a Blue Pool – 05/19/15

Summer Ready Checklist: How to Prepare Your Home – 05/12/15

The Natural Way to Get a Greener Garden – 04/28/15

Top Ways to Get Rid of Clutter After Spring Cleaning – 03/24/15

Spring Checklist to Improve Indoor Air Quality – 03/10/15

6 Tips for Maximum Winter Warmth with Minimum Costs – 02/17/15

Home Energy Savings Trends with Real Staying Power – 01/27/15

How and Where to Detect Air Leaks in Your Home – 01/20/15

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs for the New Year – 12/23/14

Energy Tips: Myths of Energy Savings, Busted – 11/25/14

Heating Your Home: What You Don’t Know Can Cost You – 11/11/14

Colorful Fall Leaves Can Lead to Bright Spring Flowers – 09/30/14

Prepare Your Lawn and Garden for Seasons Ahead – 09/23/14

Smart Meters: Changing the Way You Look at Energy – 09/16/14

Clean Up with Laundry Energy Savings Tips – 09/02/14

4 Essential Tips to Save Energy this Back-to-School Season – 08/19/14

Texas Power Payback™. You Save. We pay. – 08/12/14

Get Paid to Save with Ambit’s Power Payback™ Program – 07/25/14

Peak Time Water Conservation Reduces Strain on Power Grid – 07/22/14

Beat the Heat: Texas Summer Energy Outlook – 07/15/14

Appliance Smarts for Summer Energy Savings – 07/08/14

Five Reasons to Replace Old Windows NOW – 05/20/14

Moving Checklist: Manage Your Utilities and Services – 05/13/14

Five Essential Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products – 04/21/14

Earth Day Activities: Learn How to Plant a Tree – 04/15/14

Digital Update: How to Baby-Proof Your Electronics – 04/08/14

Spring Cleaning: 5 Steps to Organize Your Home – 04/01/14

Go Green with Landscaping Tips for Spring – 03/25/14

Spring Break Energy Checklist: Save While You’re Away – 03/04/14

Prepare Your Home for Warmer Temperatures – 02/25/14

E-Cycling 101: A Little Effort Can Make a Huge Impact – 02/18/14

Home Efficiency Tips: Get the Most Out of Your Fireplace – 01/14/14

Green Home Energy Resolutions for the New Year – 12/31/13

Light Bulb Buying Guide to Increase Energy Efficiency – 12/26/13

Five Ways to Lower Your Heating Bill this Winter – 12/17/13

Holiday Energy Efficiency Tips for Homeowners – 11/26/13

How to Prepare Your HVAC System for Winter – 11/19/13

Fall Cleanup - Increase Home Energy Efficiency – 11/12/13

Add Attic Insulation to Save on Heating Costs this Winter – 10/29/13

Energy Efficiency Tips to Save Money on Laundry Day – 10/22/13

Kitchen Energy Savings: Improve Dishwasher Efficiency & Spend Less – 10/15/13

Home Energy Tips: Choose Energy Efficient Light Bulbs – 09/17/13

First-Time Homeowners: Energy Tips for Extra Savings – 08/27/13

Vacation Energy Savings: Save Watts While You’re Away – 08/06/13

Save Money with Energy Efficient Window Treatments – 07/30/13

Save Energy with Your Water Heater – One Drop at a Time – 07/23/13

How to Prevent Air Conditioner Breakdowns this Summer – 07/16/13

Safety First: Cooking with Natural Gas – 07/02/13

Reading (and Understanding) Your Electric Meter – 06/25/13

Smart Landscaping for Energy Savings – 06/18/13

Energy Tips: Save Energy Costs by Unplugging – 06/11/13

Boost Summer Energy Savings with Efficient Air Conditioning – 06/04/13

Energy Tips: Unique Ways to Save on Energy – 05/28/13

What Will You Buy with the Energy You Save? – 05/21/13

Summer Energy Savings: Everybody Out of the Pool! – 05/07/13

Spring Cleaning to Improve Energy Efficiency – 04/16/13

How to Save Time and Money on Spring Cleaning – 04/09/13

Heating & Cooling Costs: Where Is Your Money Going? – 03/26/13

Home Energy Audit: Are You Losing Energy? – 03/18/13

Save More with After Work Energy Savings Tips – 03/05/13

DIY Tips: Weather Stripping to Cut 25% Energy Bill – 02/26/13

Which Light is Right for You? – 02/19/13

Savings Tips: Bright Ideas for Lite, Light Bills – 02/12/13

Energy Tips & Information: A Clean Way to Save – 01/29/13

Energy Savers Guide: Save Money & Energy Today – 01/17/13

Smart Meters: What Are the Benefits to Customers – 12/26/12

Fall and Winter Energy Savings Infographic – 12/11/12

Energy Saving Tips for Spring – 11/03/12