Posted January 31, 2017 by Ebony Porter
A new year means a new greener you!
Though we’re already a month into the New Year, you have plenty of time and opportunity to make your family greener in your everyday lifestyle choices and routines. Small changes make a big difference, and along the way, you’re educating your child that the Earth and its resources are important. And It certainly helps that a green life is a healthy life.
Posted December 15, 2016 by Vernon Trollinger
Posted November 11, 2016 by Vernon Trollinger
Welcome to the November edition of The Direct Energy Buzz! We’ll set sail to examine self-healing circuits, why engineering the right materials makes wind turbine blades work better, and how a famous hi-tech US aerospace defense contractor is getting its feet wet with renewable energy in Scotland’s Pentland Firth.
Posted October 27, 2016 by Ebony Porter
Between the oozing slime, wicked witches, and bobbing apples, there are plenty of things green about Halloween!
Posted October 21, 2016 by Ebony Porter
Washing machines and dryers are high energy usage appliances. And when you have a family that requires doing multiple loads of laundry in any given week, this can eat into your monthly electricity, gas, and water bill. And when you factor in your attempts to be eco-friendly, keep your clothes and linens looking fresh while curtailing your energy usage can be a challenge.
Posted September 29, 2016 by John Rose
After ditching traditional cable a few years ago, my wife and I now turn on our favorite streaming service every night. While we may both have a penchant for some mainstream series (I can’t help it, but I must watch anything Gordon Ramsey is in), we also have a problem: documentaries. We love this film format in general, but as a family that is consciously trying to reduce our impact on the planet we live in, we regularly look for the best green documentaries available.