December 1, 2017

Trinity River Distillery Cocktail Recipe

The leaves are changing and the weather is cooling, which makes this the perfect time to enjoy a holiday-inspired cocktail.Trinity River Distillery’s Silver Star spirits can still be enjoyed year-round, but they might be at their best when you need a drink to warm you up. The

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October 13, 2017

It’s Energy Action Month

October is National Energy Action Month, and has been since 1991. It marks not only a national effort to highlight how central energy is to our national prosperity, security, and environmental well-being, it is also a time to re-focus our own efforts on ways we can conserve and use less

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October 9, 2017

Exactly How Smart is Your Smart Meter?

In Texas, Smart Meter deployment first started in 2008 and smart meters were almost fully deployed in the state by the end of 2012. This change from the older analog meters to the wireless digital meters provided many benefits for customers. But what are those benefits and how can your

October 5, 2017

Texas Monthly’s Top 5

Texas Monthly staff recently scoured through an archive spanning 44 years to select their five all-time favorite articles. Revamped for the digital age, these stories will be unlocked each Monday over the next five weeks at unique times. Make sure to check in each week to see what stories made

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July 28, 2017

How To Tame Your Home’s Energy Vampires

No, we’re not talking about that micro-managing boss or your reason-resistant teenager – although they certainly are experts at draining your energy. Here, we’re going to identify those household appliances that – if left plugged in while turned off -- can make paying your electric bill more painful than a