Tag: Reduce Your Use


Direct Energy presents a $2,500 Reduce Your Use For Good grant to Interfaith Caring Ministries

Direct Energy has presented a $2,500 Reduce Your Use For Good grant to Interfaith Caring Ministries.  The grant is part of Direct Energy’s Reduce Your Use For Good program, which has awarded 61 grants totaling $152,500 to nonprofits in North America since its inception in 2012. Through the Reduce Your Use For Good program, Direct [&hellip


Direct Energy Buzz August 9 Edition

Wow, the week just flew by! We’re pretty glad it’s Friday, how about you? It’s definitely hot out there. Remember to drink plenty of ice water (out of a reusable water bottle of course) if you’re planning on spending time in the great outdoors this weekend. On Monday, we shared seven ways to cool off [&hellip

Direct Energy Helps Pittsburgh Nonprofit’s Green Workplace Initiative

Direct Energy Helps Pittsburgh Nonprofit’s Green Workplace Initiative

I admire nonprofits that help the less fortunate and allow them to have a “voice,” regardless of their financial situation. Neighborhood Legal Services Association (NLSA) does just that. Located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, PA’s Cultural District, the NLSA is a non-profit,  public interest law firm that provides civil legal assistance to underprivileged and vulnerable residents [&hellip


Direct Energy Buzz July 26 Edition

Happy Friday! We thought today would never get here! How are you keeping cool this summer? As always, it was a very busy week at Direct Energy. Let’s take a second and look back on this week’s news. Are your kids keeping busy this summer? If it’s too hot to play outside, check out Monday’s [&hellip


Columbus nonprofits embrace sustainability, learn about grant funding

Representing 10 nonprofit organizations in the Columbus, Ohio area, attendees of the Direct Energy and ThisWeek Community News Reduce Your Use For Good workshop listened attentively as three panelists discussed sustainability best practices. I had the honor of moderating the wonderful panel consisting of Karen Ferris, founder of Big Green Head LLC; Erin Miller, Environmental [&hellip


Vacation Travel Tips

Oh sweet summer, we’re so glad that you’re here! As the weather heats up, many families hit the road and start their vacation. Just because you’re not at home doesn’t mean you can’t save energy. In fact, there are many ways to be green and save money during your summer travels. If you’re road tripping, [&hellip


$100,000 in Grants Available to Nonprofits in the U.S. and Canada for Energy- Efficient Upgrades

Direct Energy announced today that it has reopened its Reduce Your Use® for Good Grant program for applications. Under the grant program, nonprofits apply by uploading a short video to the company’s Reduce Your Use for Good Facebook page, those selected are awarded up to $2,500 to fund energy-efficient upgrades. “Our Reduce Your Use for [&hellip