Tag Archives: spring

Top Weekend Energy Efficiency Projects, Part Two

Top Weekend Energy Efficiency Projects, Part Two | Direct Energy Blog

In spite of what Punxsutawney Phil says, spring really IS on its way. And at the risk of being even more controversial, it is TRUE that the days really are getting longer. That means until June 21, there’s going to be more and more daylight hours available for you to get some of those weekend energy efficiency projects done. But where to start? What are the best energy efficient projects for you home that actually reduce your energy usage and save you money? READ MORE

5 Ways to Fortify Your Home Against Allergens

5 Ways to Fortify Your Home Against Allergens | Direct Energy Blog

There’s an old saying that the only certain things in life are death and taxes. Well, if you suffer from seasonal allergies, you could probably add a third to that list. While co-workers are talking about how wonderful it is to be outside enjoying the warm weather, friends are calling you to get out for a bike ride and all the world seems to buzz and bloom with activity, your allergies are making you utterly miserable. READ MORE

9 Ways to Reduce Water and Energy Usage in the Yard

As odd as this sounds, the yard is a natural place to start if you want a greener, more energy-efficient lifestyle. Adopt some of these organic and conservation-minded practices and your patch of land can use less water and chemicals while also helping you reduce your home energy usage. READ MORE

Direct Your Dining: Spring Melon Salad with Sweet Basil Lime Dressing

Direct Your Dining: Spring Melon Salad with Sweet Basil Lime Dressing

Welcome to Direct Your Dining! This cooking series will introduce you to energy efficient recipes full of tips to keep your meals delicious without using every appliance in the kitchen. Preparing recipes with energy efficiency in mind at least once a week will make cooking a little easier, and may even help reduce your monthly electricity bill. Check in every week for a new recipe full of flavor and creativity that will surely impress your friends and family. READ MORE