TexasIsHot – Energy Efficiency


Check out our archive of past newsletters below:


October 28, 2010: Room for Improvement – Texas is well positioned to lead the charge – with innovative programs and products coming to the market.

September 22, 2010: Charge! Texans are Poised to Reap Benefits of Electric Vehicles

August 4, 2010: City of Corpus Christi Joins the TexasIsHot Coalition

July 22, 2010: NOW IS THE TIME TO “SaveOnEnergy”!

June 30, 2010: Pecan Street Project Joins TexasIsHot Coalition

May 27, 2010: Texas Is About to Get Really, Really Hot! Are You Ready?

May 6, 2010: Upgrade Your Appliances Memorial Day Weekend and Save Money!

April 22, 2010: EARTH DAY IS HERE!

April 21, 2010: Earth Day Company Activities

April 19, 2010: EARTH DAY 2010 – 40th Anniversary is April 22, 2010

April 14, 2010: The City of Houston joins the TexasIsHot Coalition

April 7, 2010: Texas Energy Efficiency Appliance Rebate Program Officially Launches!

March 26, 2010: April Tax Credits and Energy Rebates…Bring Big Savings!

February 17, 2010: April Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate

January 28, 2010: Reduce Your Energy APPetite!

January 2010: TexasIsHot’s 2010 Energy Pledge – Use Less, Save More!

December 2009: Holiday Energy Saving Tips

November 6, 2009: What does water have to do with keeping the lights on? More than you think!

October 30, 2009: Smart Grid Projects Expected to Save Consumers $20 Billion!

October 2, 2009: October is Energy Awareness Month – Help Do Your Part!

August 7, 2009: $1.2 Trillion in Savings

July 16, 2009: Energy Efficiency Works: Use Less, Save More

July 3, 2009: Update: TexasIsHot HDTV Giveaway During Time Warner Cable Movies in the Park Event

June 30, 2009: Happy Independence Day! Things We Can All Do to Achieve Greater Personal Energy Independence

June 16, 2009: Texas Is Hot! Simple Things You Can Do to Lower Your Consumption and Keep Money in Your Pocket

June 11, 2009: Visit Our Facebook Page and Become a Fan Today!

June 2, 2009: Time to Turn Off the Lights

May 22, 2009: TexasIsHot.org Encourages Texans to Take Advantage of This Weekend’s Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday

May 20, 2009: Instant Savings! Take Advantage of Government and Business Rebates & Incentives

May 15, 2009: Pedernales Electric Cooperative Joins TexasIsHot

May 8, 2009: Home Appliances vs. The Gas Pump

April 30, 2009: Second-Annual Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday May 23-25

April 22, 2009: Earth Day 2009: New Energy for America – Together We Can Make a Difference!

April 7, 2009: Money Saving Tools

March 24, 2009: TexasIsHot Coalition Testifies During Senate Business & Commerce Committee Hearing

March 17, 2009: TexasIsHot Campaign Aims to Help Texans Save Billions

  • "“As the Texas population continues to grow, so will our energy consumption needs. We must have tools that empower the consumer to choose their products and monitor their usage wisely. TexasIsHot.org is a great resource, which is exactly what Texans need in today’s deregulated market.”" - State Rep. Burt Solomons (R-Carrollton), Chairman of House State Affairs Committee
  • "In order to meet our goals, we need programs like the TexasIsHot campaign to help change the way people think about energy." - State Sen. Troy Fraser (R-Horseshoe Bay), Chairman of Senate Natural Resources Committee
  • "Texas leads the nation in wind power because it makes money, not because it makes us feel better. Texans are a practical, penny-wise people who I think will be happy to learn how to save a few bucks on their power bills with the common-sense advice at TexasIsHot.org."-Jerry Patterson, Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office
  • "If every Texas household adopted just a few of the dozens of energy efficiency strategies referenced on TexasIsHot.org, our air would be cleaner, our limited supply of natural resources would be better protected, and our wallets would be heavier..." Kip Averitt (R-Waco), Former State Senator and Chairman of Senate Committee on Natural Resources
  • ”The TexasIsHot campaign targets an important piece of the clean energy effort -- educating Texans on the way we use electricity and quantifying the financial and environmental costs associated with our use. By just reducing the amount of electricity we use and waste, TexasIsHot.org can show people how to save money..." State Sen. Kirk Watson (D-Austin)
  • "Fluctuating energy costs are really hurting Texas families and businesses, but by just making a few easy changes, Texans can cut down on energy waste. TexasIsHot.org is a tremendous resource which arms consumers with the information they need to save themselves money by becoming more energy efficient, and help our environment." State Sen. Rodney Ellis (D-Houston)
  • "Texas is the third fastest growing state in the nation with a net growth of 1,000 people each and every day. This brings many challenges including providing clean and affordable electricity. That is why I'm excited about TexasIsHot.org. This website is an instructional resource that will help Texans save on their energy bills at home and in the workplace..." State Rep. Phil King (R-Weatherford)
  • "Now, more than ever, Texans need to work together to conserve energy and to make more efficient use of the energy we consume. The TexasIsHot.org website is an extraordinary resource for people who want to save money and help conserve our precious natural resources..." State Rep. Rafael Anchía (D-Dallas)
  • "By partnering with the TexasIsHot Coalition we can extend our effort’s reach, leverage our resources, and ensure that Austin’s energy grid continues to be a test-bed for technologies, products, and services that will transform our state’s energy system." Brewster McCracken, Executive Director, Pecan Street Project
  • "The City of Houston is working harder than ever to make Houston green and energy efficient, but we need the help of every citizen. I would encourage everyone to take a moment to explore the TexasIsHot website to learn what we can all do to make Houston, and the rest of Texas, the green and energy efficient example for the rest of the nation." Mayor Annise Parker, Houston
  • "Energy efficiency is one of our top priorities. Partnering with the TexasIsHot Coalition will help us educate citizens and local businesses about energy-efficient practices in order to meet our goal of reducing residential and commercial electric use." Gavin Dillingham, Chief of Sustainable Growth – General Services Department, for the City of Houston
  • "We are excited about the new partnership that the City of Corpus Christi has entered into with the TexasIsHot Coalition. TexasIsHot.org provides a platform to educate policy makers, city employees and citizens on how to save money and help the environment by conserving energy..." Mayor Joe Adame, Corpus Christi
  • "I am excited that the City of Corpus Christi has joined the TexasIsHot Coalition and look forward to working with them to help Texans become smarter energy users. Energy efficiency is by far the best way for people to reduce their bills and help the environment, but we need education and outreach to make this happen." State Rep. Solomon Ortiz, Jr (D-Corpus Christi)
  • "Because of its fast growth and hot summers, Texas has to get smarter about energy conservation. I applaud the efforts of Corpus Christi and TexasIsHot to help businesses and residents reap the benefits of increased efficiency." Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa (D-McAllen)
  • "Energy efficiency is the cleanest, quickest and cheapest way to get smart about energy use, saving both money and the environment. I applaud the TexasIsHot Coalition in their effort to educate Texans about the benefits of energy efficiency..." Luke Metzger, Director, Environment Texas
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