All posts by Ami Patel

What Is The Right Temperature For My Air Conditioner In the Summer? [Infographic]

Shading Your Air Conditioner - Energy Efficiency Myths | Direct Energy Blog

Ready for the summer temperatures? Neither are we.

Sure, you want to keep your home cool when the hot weather arrives, but you certainly don’t enjoy paying the higher energy bills that come from running your air conditioner more often. Well, Direct Energy is here with an infographic that helps you determine the right temperature setting for your home’s air conditioner in the summer. READ MORE

How Much Energy Comes from Wind in the U.S.?

How Much Energy Comes from Wind in the U.S.? | Direct Energy Blog

That breeze you feel blowing through your hair as you step out the door may be the same breeze that powers the lights in your home, heats your water or recharges your smartphone. Wind energy is a viable energy source, and it’s becoming more prevalent every single day. READ MORE

9 Ways to Reduce Water and Energy Usage in the Yard

As odd as this sounds, the yard is a natural place to start if you want a greener, more energy-efficient lifestyle. Adopt some of these organic and conservation-minded practices and your patch of land can use less water and chemicals while also helping you reduce your home energy usage. READ MORE

What is Electricity Load?

What is electricity load? | Direct Energy Blog

Load is the amount of electricity on the grid at any given time, as it makes its journey from the power source to all the homes, businesses and industries within a utility’s territory. READ MORE