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Energy Savings in Your Hands: A Meridian Smart Thermostat Overview

Energy Savings in Your Hands: A Meridian Smart Thermostat Overview

Think smart thermostats are a dumb investment? Better think again. Direct Energy has just released its Meridian Savings Plan, a fixed-rate electricity plan with an energy charge that’s locked for 24 months. The Meridian Smart Thermostat from Honeywell is not just a programmable thermostat that connects to the web. Instead, it combines smart thermostat technology [&hellip

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Direct Energy Brings the Nest Learning Thermostat™ to Alberta with the Comfort & Control Plan

As a savvy consumer, you’re always looking for ways to better manage energy usage in your home in hopes of possibly lowering your electricity bill. And it would be helpful if your electricity company could help you accomplish this with greater efficiency and convenience. Well, with the introduction of the Direct Energy 5-Year Comfort & [&hellip

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What the Free Power Saturdays Plans Mean for You

When homeowners, schools, institutions, city offices, businesses, and industries all want to use lots of electricity at the same time (like air conditioning in July), then wholesale electricity prices rise because the cost to generate and transmit all that electricity reliably at the same time increases. Those higher, peak-demand prices get passed onto the consumer. [&hellip

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Invest in Energy Efficient Building Improvements for 2014 (Guest Blog by Rob Hosken of Building Performance Architecture)

Happy New Year! This is the time of year when, unless we’re doing something active outdoors, we need to be indoors to be comfortable. We want our homes and workplaces to be comfortable, and we don’t want to spend huge sums of money for that comfort. That’s where energy efficiency pays a key role. Energy efficiency [&hellip