Tag: electronics

Prepare For The Zombies!

The zombies are coming! Hide! Did we get your attention? We could not be more excited about the third season of The Walking Dead on AMC. No doubt about it, the end of season two left us craving more, so we are anxiously awaiting the season premier on October 14. However, let’s be clear−the zombies [&hellip

Vacation Energy Savings Made Simple

Vacation Energy Savings Made Simple

Hopefully you’ve got some vacation time planned for this summer – a little bit of time to relax and unwind with family and friends, or maybe a daring new adventure.  Either way, one thing that never goes on vacation is your electricity bill.  And while most of us can’t just flip a switch and turn [&hellip

Utilize your kinetic energy

Utilize your kinetic energy

When most people think about their energy use they think of electricity consumption or the amount of fuel they go through when driving a car. Few people stop and think about the energy we expend and create everyday.  One type of energy that humans generate is kinetic energy, which is the energy of motion or [&hellip

Make a difference one Earth Hour at a time

Make a difference one Earth Hour at a time

Earth Hour is about more than just turning off the lights for one hour. It’s about making the planet a better one, yet the event remains unknown to many. Earth Hour, now approaching its fifth year, is a one-hour global call to action that encourages individuals, community groups and businesses to turn off the lights [&hellip

Leap Year Energy Savings

It only comes once every four years, but when it does, Leap Year is an added energy cost. “A single day’s worth of energy usage might not seem like a lot, but it adds up,” said Jim Steffes, Vice President of Direct Energy. “This is the perfect opportunity to remind people that small changes in [&hellip

Direct Energy Buzz – January 13 edition

Direct Energy Buzz – January 13 edition

Hey guys! Hope everyone has had a good week and is ready for the upcoming three-day weekend. Is anyone doing something fun for Martin Luther King Day? Well, let’s hop into this week’s recap. On Monday, we brought you the official light bulb guide. Who ever knows what to choose when in the hardware store? [&hellip

Direct Energy Buzz – November 25th edition

Direct Energy Buzz – November 25th edition

Hello again! We hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving and is still enjoying leftovers today. You’ll certainly need the fuel for the Black Friday shopping madness, which is ensuing everywhere today! Take time to enjoy this nice long weekend with family and friends and catch up with what’s been going on with us in this [&hellip