Tag: energy savings

Energy Efficiency at Home

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

Understanding the Differences between CFL & LED Light Bulbs

Understanding the Differences between CFL & LED Light Bulbs

Cutting costs and growing concerns of environmental responsibility are encouraging many to consider new ways to reduce energy consumption. Did you know that switching to energy efficient light bulbs is one of the fastest ways to lower the energy bill for your home? In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, replacing 15 incandescent [&hellip

Energy Efficiency Tips for The Nest and Meridian Smart Thermostat

11 Ways to Create a Smart Home for Your Smart Thermostat

According to a 2010 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory survey about programmable thermostats, “89% reported that they rarely or never adjusted the thermostat to set a weekend or weekday program, and 54% of respondents used the on/off switch at least weekly.” That means that most consumers who bought a programmable thermostat to help them save money [&hellip