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Direct Energy Buzz – March 30th edition

Direct Energy Buzz – March 30th edition

Another week, another buzz post. Is it just us or has the start of spring put an extra pep in our step? Where did March already go? Time is flying by! On that note, let’s jump on in to what we brought you this week on our Facebook, Twitter and the Blog. Monday, we were all [&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

The Direct Energy Buzz – March 23 edition

The Direct Energy Buzz – March 23 edition

Hello and welcome back to another edition of The Direct Energy Buzz! Is it just us or did this week totally fly by? Let’s not waste anytime. Without further ado, here’s everything that has happened this week on our Facebook, Twitter and Blog. On Monday, we commented on the fickleness of the weather. ENERGY STAR [&hellip

It’s Picnic Time!

It’s Picnic Time!

This week marked the first day of spring and you know what that means…picnics galore! Picnics are a great way to keep up family fun traditions but they are also a great way to utilize an extra hour of daylight and save energy. We are here to provide you with tips on creating your own [&hellip

Daylight Saving Time = Energy Savings

Daylight Saving Time = Energy Savings

You’ve officially made it through the first week of Daylight Savings Time! Have you fully adjusted your schedule? We know the first day after one less hour of sleep can be rough! The man who discovered electricity is also the man who is credited with conceiving the idea of daylight savings. In 1784, Benjamin Franklin [&hellip

“Green” Food for St. Patrick’s Day

“Green” Food for St. Patrick’s Day

This Saturday, March 17, marks the celebration or shall we say the feast day of St. Patrick. For years the Irish would partake in this day with traditional Irish food and drink. In the 19th century, the color green became a symbol of Ireland and it has made its presence in the form of a [&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