TexasIsHot – Energy Efficiency

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Sep 24 2010

Energy Efficient Home Management System Helps Residents Save Money, Conveniently

Earlier this summer we told you about an exciting new residential service deployed in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area as part of Oncor’s “Take A Load Off, Texas” energy efficiency program. The award-winning service, provided by EcoFactor, puts homeowners’ heating and A/C systems on autopilot to save costumers money on their energy bills without having to […]

Jul 08 2010

EcoFactor Teams Up With Oncor: EcoFactor will bring its home energy management service to the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.

Forget about empowering the customer with information or tailoring solutions to the individual — EcoFactor wants to do all the work on their end to help homeowners slash their energy use. EcoFactor is taking its award-winning home energy management system to the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex area by teaming up with Oncor’s “Take A Load Off, […]

Jul 06 2010

Solar PV Program Huge Success for Oncor – Program Helps Jump-Start Solar PV Industry in Texas

Over the past two years Oncor’s Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Program has been an overwhelming success. To date 479 residential, 85 commercial and 46 government projects have qualified for incentives attributing to over $16 million in program incentives. The average incentive paid out for residential projects is approximately $14,000 and for non-residential is approximately $49,000. A […]

Jun 17 2010

Energy Efficiency By Oncor

Last month Oncor release a report regarding their energy efficiency program. This report is a superb overview of energy efficiency policy in Texas, as well as a breakdown of Oncor’s efficiency programs, rebates, and incentives. Last year they spent $48 million on efficiency programs, reducing over 734 MW of peak demand, saving approximately 1.9 million […]

Feb 03 2010

Oncor program gives school $81,847 for Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Oncor recently announced it will award Central Texas College an incentive check of $81,847 for upgrading the energy efficiency of the lighting systems throughout all campus facilities and installing high-efficiency lighting and air conditioning systems in its power plant. The check is part of Oncor’s Take A Load Off, Texas Educational Facilities Program. In addition […]

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  • "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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