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Study: Working from home increases electricity use

COVID-19 has caused a lot of people to spend most – if not all – of their time at home. This includes people who work from home, employees who are unemployed or laid off, and students learning virtually. As a result, consumers in Texas and around the country are consuming more energy at home. Most […]

Best Amarillo locales for your weekend getaway

May 31st, 2017

From breathtaking natural beauty to Panhandle cuisine, Amarillo has a Texas-sized list of attractions for your next weekend getaway.

Lonestar Spotlight: Ruggles Green

May 11th, 2017

Ruggles Green, the fast-casual restaurant chain known for healthy and local fare, is the first Certified Green Restaurant™ in Houston. Serving up organic, gluten-free, vegetarian and locally grown menu items make Ruggles Green a must-visit while in Houston.

5 green small businesses in Texas

April 13th, 2017

We’ve highlighted a few Texas-based companies that might be located near you. And the best part? The following companies are eco-friendly and value green, sustainable business practices.

Best San Antonio destinations for your weekend getaway

April 4th, 2017

From Spanish missions to refurbished landmarks, we’ve rounded up the top spots to visit in San Antonio on your next weekend getaway.

6 benefits of community gardens

March 21st, 2017

Many community gardens are built in vacant lots that are cheap to purchase but require continual involvement to thrive. By growing gardens together, neighbors have the opportunity to become closer while beautifying their community.

6 Texas farmers markets you shouldn’t miss

February 27th, 2017

Instead of the typical date night out, consider shopping local at a nearby farmers market to get all the ingredients you need for creating a memorable meal at home. Not only does shopping local benefit your community, it can also give you peace of mind knowing exactly where your food is sourced from.

5 energy efficient habits to start this Groundhog Day

January 31st, 2017

Just like in the movie Groundhog Day, each day may feel like a repeat of the one before. If becoming energy efficient is a routine you want to get into, consider these five habits to help you save time, money and energy.

In Houston for Super Bowl LI? Here’s where to go.

January 25th, 2017

Regardless of which team you’re rooting for in Super Bowl LI, there’s one thing football lovers from either fan base can agree on: having a good time. Whether you’re a current Houstonian and want to discover more of what your city has to offer or are planning a visit for the big game, we’ve got […]

Best green places to work in Texas

January 23rd, 2017

After looking at Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work 2017 Employee’s Choice Awards, the team at CTXP noticed that Texas clutched almost a fifth of all large, medium and small businesses, combined. Explore Texas-based companies that made Glassdoor’s best places to work list, and see how each company is working to become greener.

How do you save gas while driving?

January 3rd, 2017

You drive to work, to school, to the grocery store and, sometimes, across state lines to go on vacation. What ways can help you save money on gas and help you drive more efficiently?