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7 Tips to Combat the Biggest Energy Wasters at Home

With Alberta electricity prices forecasted to rise nearly 40 per cent in May, homeowners should be more careful with their energy usage so they can reduce their utility bills. Unfortunately, too many of us waste hundreds of dollars high electricity bills simply because we don’t adopt the simplest of energy-saving tips. Here at Direct Energy [&hellip

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Save on Cooling Costs by Installing Energy Efficient Windows

With summer heat on the way, homeowners are thinking about replacing their older windows with new energy efficient windows. Many are also concerned the expense outweighs the benefit. While energy efficient windows don’t save your home as much energy as proper insulation and air sealing, they are important in sealing your home’s envelope, reducing its [&hellip

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Introducing the Heating & Cooling Repair Essentials Plan for Pennsylvania

After an extra-cold winter that saw long stretches of below-average low temperatures create above-average electricity bills, Direct Energy wants to provide Pennsylvania residents the chance to save money with proper home maintenance and affordable rates for your electricity. Thus, we’re excited to introduce the Heating & Cooling Repair Essentials Plan to the Keystone State! Now [&hellip

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Learning About Key Documents with Your Electricity Choice

Even with the advent of electricity deregulation in several states, not everyone understands the power that customers  have in terms of their electricity choice. So, if you’re thinking about selecting a new electricity provider or energy plan for your home, you need to understand the basics when it comes to choosing what’s right for you [&hellip

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Home Improvement Projects to Prepare Your Home for Spring

This past winter was harsh, and it certainly showed in your home’s energy bill. Fortunately, now you can take advantage of nicer weather to do some important home improvement projects to prepare your home for spring. Why? Because all that golden sunshine turns into summertime heat, humidity, and high energy bills. April Showers The problem [&hellip