Tag Archives: green energy

6 Ways to Generate Green Energy at Home

Ways to Generate Green Energy at Home | Direct Energy Blog

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 and money to invest, installing one or more green energy systems can yield bigger, longer-term savings while doing more to protect the environment. READ MORE

What are the Best Green Documentaries?

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. READ MORE

How Can I Achieve LEED Certification for My Home or Small Business?

How Can I Achieve LEED Certification for My Home or Small Business? | Direct Energy Blog

Working or living in a LEED certified building means more than just lower energy bills. It’s a badge of distinction that shows your commitment to sustainability and green building practices that preserve and protect the earth’s environment. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED certification is an achievement in green building that’s recognized around the world. READ MORE