Posted November 11, 2019 by Jessica Bivins
If you are looking to cut down on your energy bills, air sealing your house is an excellent place to start. The furnace and air conditioner account for 43 percent of energy bills in the typical family home, so you can make a serious impact by ensuring that as much of that treated air as possible remains within your house, as opposed to leaking into the outdoors. Read on for tips on how to air seal your house and to learn the truth about myths regarding air sealing and moisture accumulation.
Posted September 10, 2019 by Jessica Bivins
Texans are spoiled for options when it comes to paying for electricity. Not only do you get to choose your own electricity provider in the Lone Star State, most providers offer multiple plans, allowing you to shop around for that perfect fit for your energy habits, budget and lifestyle.
Posted August 16, 2019 by Jessica Bivins
High summer temperatures mean high electricity demand, and the Texas power grid is really feeling the burn. We’re here to help you relieve pressure on the power grid and save money on your energy bills. Read on to learn about how you can conserve energy this summer.
Posted June 1, 2018 by Jessica Bivins
When signing up for a new electricity plan, you may see several different terms and plan types. One common plan type is fixed-rate electricity, which gives you the ability to lock in an energy rate for a certain length of time and protect yourself from energy market price spikes. We share how a fixed-rate plan works and how this type of plan can benefit you.
Posted May 23, 2018 by Jessica Bivins
Why are your electric bills so high in the summer? There are several factors that can cause an unusually high electric bill: your bill could be inaccurate, the price of electricity could have increased or your electricity usage could be higher.
Posted February 20, 2018 by Jessica Bivins
At Direct Energy, we are committed not only to helping people become smart energy consumers, but also to giving back in our community. Each year, Direct Energy gives $10,000 in college scholarships to remarkable students who have shown that they Live Brighter within their own communities.