Become a More Educated Energy Consumer
Here at Direct Energy, we are Helping You Buy Less of What We Sell. This starts with helping you learn how energy works and then extends to giving you the tools you need to understand how you use energy in your home. And we'll give you a range of tips and ideas on how to become more energy efficient throughout your life!
Posted September 26, 2018 by Josh Crank
The easiest way for most homeowners to reduce their utility bills is by cutting back on energy consumption through self-discipline and increased efficiency. But for those who have some time … READ MORE 6 Ways to Generate Green Energy at Home
Posted August 7, 2018 by Josh Crank
There are a few ways you can calculate the energy efficiency of your house and appliances: Read the EnergyGuide label on appliances and electronics. Calculate your own energy use and … READ MORE How to Calculate Energy Efficiency Savings
Posted July 31, 2018 by Josh Crank
Everybody knows what air conditioners and furnaces are, but their cousin in the HVAC world — the heat pump — isn’t as well understood. Don’t let the name fool you, … READ MORE How Do Heat Pumps Work?
Posted June 28, 2018 by Josh Crank
If you’re in the habit of tossing your burned out light bulbs in the trash, you might be making a mistake. There may be a recycling drop-off point right in … READ MORE How to Recycle Light Bulbs
Posted June 27, 2018 by Josh Crank
During the heat of summer, a non-reflective rooftop is one of the hottest places out there — far hotter than the surrounding air. Even with good insulation, that heat penetrates … READ MORE How Energy-Efficient Roofing Helps Beat the Heat & Save Money
Posted June 14, 2018 by Ebony Porter
Whether your kids are grown and home from college for the summer, or your kids are still young and haven’t flown the nest yet, summertime can bring a skyrocketing electricity … READ MORE 8 Ways to Help Kids Conserve Energy in the Summer