ENERGY STAR Recommends Thermostat Set No Lower Than 78 Degrees, Even During Texas SummerWhile you're away from home, ENERGY STAR recommends bumping up the thermostat to 85 degrees and at night, keep it on 82 degrees.
ERCOT Declares 2nd Energy Conservation Emergency This WeekERCOT is asking consumers to limit and reduce their energy usage during the peak demand hours of 3 to 7 p.m.
ERCOT Urging Conservation Of Electricity Through 7 PM Due To High Texas Temps"High temperatures have resulted in record electricity demand over the last few days and may result in a new record today."
US Heat Wave Scorching Texas, The Midwest And NortheastThe heat wave that has been roasting Texas and much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures soaring through the weekend.
Air Conditioning Out In Dallas Apartment, Leaving Family In Terrible ConditionsThe high temperatures are dancing closer to the triple digits. But for one North Texas immigrant family, the heat wave is happening indoors.
Authorities Believe Texas Hiker Found Dead Succumbed To The HeatThe Texas heat may have claimed another life, this time an adult at Big Bend National Park.
Missing 2-Year-Old Denton Boy Sarbesh Gurung Found Dead Inside VehiclePolice in Denton had been searching for a missing 2-year-old for more than 15 hours when a horrible discovery was made.
3 Texas Children Die In Hot Cars In 3-Day PeriodIn the matter of three days, three Texas children have died as a result of overheating in cars.
Meals On Wheels Kicks Off Seniors In Summer Supply DriveThanks to Meals On Wheels, senior citizens in Tarrant County are getting some help in preparation for what will no doubt be another grueling Texas summer.
Dallas Zoo Will Open 1 Hour Early During Month Of AugustEarly morning gorilla watching? Count us in! Starting on Monday, Aug. 6, the Dallas Zoo will be opening its gates at 8 a.m. so that guests can enjoy before the summer heat takes over.
'I'm Packing Up': Residents Fed Up With Air Conditioning Issues At Dallas Apartment ComplexThere is a growing frustration at a Dallas apartment complex dealing with ongoing air conditioning issues. Residents told CBS 11 a week ago that they were being forced to buy their own air conditioning units.
Dallas Zoo Dollar Day Expected To Attract Thousands, Despite The HeatJourney to the surface of the sun... uh, no just another day in Texas! And in these dog days of summer the Dallas Zoo is giving families a break.
Fort Worth Officers Install AC Unit For Elderly ResidentA Fort Worth resident got to see a side of the police department that she will be forever grateful for, and it's something she will remember during the Texas heat.
Death Toll Reaches 10 In Texas Immigrant-Smuggling CaseThe death toll climbed to 10 in the case of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants, federal authorities said Monday as a suspect in the smuggling case awaited a court appearance.
Deaths In San Antonio Highlight Trafficking, Smuggling Issues In TexasIn a desperate bid for a better future, authorities in San Antonio made a deadly discovery in what they call a "horrific" case of human trafficking.