Safety

What’s the Weather? September Hurricane Season Update

What's the Weather? September Hurricane Season Update | Direct Energy Blog

Possibly the biggest factor effecting your electric bill is the weather. It not only directly influences how much you use to heat or cool your home but also affects the demand, supply, and ultimately the price of energy on the wholesale markets. In our What’s the Weather? series, we’ll track weather forecasts and events to see how they impact your energy bills and how that information can help you save. READ MORE

How to Map Your Home’s Electrical Panel

Mapping Your Home’s Electrical Panel | Direct Energy Blog

Welcome to the Take Charge of Your Home series from Direct Energy! Hiring a professional to perform household maintenance may offer convenience and peace of mind, but you can do many of these jobs yourself with no experience or special tools. And in the process, you’ll save money, learn about how your home works and gain a sense of accomplishment from a DIY task done well! READ MORE

What’s the Weather? Summertime Weather Update

What's the Weather? Summertime Weather Update | Direct Energy Blog

Possibly the biggest factor affecting your electric bill is the weather. It not only directly influences how much you use to heat or cool your home but also affects the demand, supply, and ultimately the price of energy on the wholesale markets. In our What’s the Weather? series, we’ll track weather forecasts and events to see how they impact your energy bills and how that information can help you save. READ MORE

How to Prepare for a Flood

How to Prepare for a Flood | Direct Energy

A flood is nothing to trifle with. High waters can create an astonishing amount of damage. At the same time, it comes with great risk to people’s safety — more so than even the most placid surface would indicate. That’s why it’s important to arm yourself with information and be prepared to keep yourself and your family safe in any flooding event. READ MORE

How to Spot a Moving Scam

How to Spot a Moving Scam | Direct Energy Blog

Because many Americans don’t change their residences frequently enough to hire moving companies, many remain unaware of one of the most common consumer scams: moving fraud. READ MORE