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Direct Energy Buzz – June 22nd edition

Direct Energy Buzz – June 22nd edition

Hello, summer! Even as gas prices finally start to climb down, that upcoming vacation may still carry a sticker shock if you’re driving. If you’ve ever considered an electric car, our Monday tweet on electric car buying is a must read. Direct Energy doesn’t go on vacation – we’re always hard at work keeping the [&hellip

Fire Safety When the Lights Go Out

Fire Safety When the Lights Go Out

When the power goes out your first thought might be to light some candles. But that’s not really the safest choice. If you don’t have a flashlight, candles might be your only option, but pay attention to where you light them and what they are near. Candle safety tips: • NEVER use candles in children’s [&hellip

Direct Energy Buzz – June 15th edition

Direct Energy Buzz – June 15th edition

Are you ready for hurricane weather, Father’s Day, vacations and baseball? It’s the season for all four—and we talked about all of them on Facebook, Twitter and our DE blog this past week. No one wants to contemplate the possibility of bad weather on a vacation, but it happens—hurricane season started June 1 and lasts [&hellip

Planning a Tropical (Storm) Vacation?

Planning a Tropical (Storm) Vacation?

In the summertime, many of us look forward to visiting sunny beaches and tropical areas. The one thing we often don’t think about is that summertime is also hurricane season (June 1 – Nov 30, with peak storm activity between Aug 15 – Oct 1). While worrying about storms shouldn’t derail your trip, it is [&hellip

Five Steps to Small Business Disaster Preparedness

Five Steps to Small Business Disaster Preparedness

Summer isn’t all ice cream and fireflies.  The summer months are prime storm season, including often deadly tornados and hurricanes.  But regardless of location or season, severe storms can happen anywhere, anytime. It’s always easy to treat it as an interesting hypothetical until that someday becomes today and suddenly interesting isn’t the word you’re looking [&hellip

Direct Energy Buzz – June 8th edition

Direct Energy Buzz – June 8th edition

Before we get started – it wasn’t just your imagination, this Spring has indeed been very warm.  And, even as some communities are still facing snowfall, NOAA announced the warmest spring on record, at least since they started paying attention. Warmer than normal weather is one reason scientists and storm watchers are worried about the [&hellip

Your Partner in Hurricane Preparation

Your Partner in Hurricane Preparation

If you’ve lived in a “hurricane-friendly” region for a while, you’ve heard it all before.  If you’re new to the possibility, there’s a good chance you are unsure of how to get and stay prepared.   No matter who you are you need the same thing: good information and a solid plan. While Direct Energy [&hellip