Tag Archives: summer

What’s the Weather? Relief from the Heat and Hurricane Update

What's the Weather? Relief from the Heat and Hurricane Update | Direct Energy Blog

Possibly the biggest factor affecting your electric bill is the weather. It not only directly influences how much you use to heat or cool your home but also affects the demand, supply, and ultimately the price of energy on the wholesale markets. In our What’s the Weather? series, we’ll track weather forecasts and events to see how they impact your energy bills and how that information can help you save. READ MORE

The Basics of Gardening

Gardening is a hobby that you can spend a lifetime learning about. Seasons change, seeds fail or thrive, and just when you think you know it all, you realize how much there still is to learn. Direct Energy’s Gardening Series is a follow-along guide to embrace the beauty and challenges involved in being a gardener. As a craft that requires patience, creativity, and endurance, gardening can be enjoyed by those of all ages, and is one of the most satisfying ways to spend an early morning, or late afternoon. Follow along as we show you how to begin, which herbs grow the best, and other tips on how to plant a garden that will flourish under your care. READ MORE

What’s the Weather? Summertime Weather Update

What's the Weather? Summertime Weather Update | Direct Energy Blog

Possibly the biggest factor affecting your electric bill is the weather. It not only directly influences how much you use to heat or cool your home but also affects the demand, supply, and ultimately the price of energy on the wholesale markets. In our What’s the Weather? series, we’ll track weather forecasts and events to see how they impact your energy bills and how that information can help you save. READ MORE

Find Fun in Story Telling Without the Use of Technology

Find Fun in Story Telling Without the Use of Technology | Direct Energy Blog

Welcome to Plugging Into Your Kids from Direct Energy. In this series, we will share ways you can spend focused time with your children – specifically by unplugging from technology. We want to help your family make a conscious effort to connect with each other by avoiding electronic devices and enjoying some real-life interaction. READ MORE

What Is The Right Temperature For My Air Conditioner In the Summer? [Infographic]

Shading Your Air Conditioner - Energy Efficiency Myths | Direct Energy Blog

Ready for the summer temperatures? Neither are we.

Sure, you want to keep your home cool when the hot weather arrives, but you certainly don’t enjoy paying the higher energy bills that come from running your air conditioner more often. Well, Direct Energy is here with an infographic that helps you determine the right temperature setting for your home’s air conditioner in the summer. READ MORE