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Direct Energy Buzz for July 2014

Welcome to the July 2014 edition of the Direct Energy Buzz. The worlds of energy and technology have experienced lots of activity recently, so let’s get into it! Get Smart Comfort, Control, and Savings with Smart Thermostats Direct Energy wants our customers to be more energy efficient. That’s why we are now offering two new [&hellip

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How to Install Your Nest Learning Thermostat

EnergyStar.gov estimates a properly used programmable thermostat can save $180 off energy costs. Unfortunately, too many of us don’t take the time or even know how to program the thermostat we have at home Wouldn’t it be convenient if there was one that could learn and adapt to your lifestyle? Well, you’re in luck! The Nest [&hellip

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Direct Energy Buzz for June 2014

Welcome to the Direct Energy Buzz for June 2014! This month, we’re bringing you developments in Direct Energy news in addition to some simple energy saving life hacks. Facebook News: To begin with, Direct Energy reached 200,000 “Likes” on Facebook with the help from our great friends, fans, and customers. By “Liking” us on Facebook, you [&hellip

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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