Tag Archives: summer

How to Protect Your Family from Heat Exhaustion During Heat Spikes

Don’t Get Sick from the Heat: Four Steps to Keep Your Family Safe

As a Texas resident, you know blazing summers are a fact of life. But even the heartiest Texan must admit this August is especially brutal. The current heat wave makes it more than just difficult to move around or spend time outside, it’s also potentially dangerous – especially for young children and the elderly, the two subgroups most likely to suffer from heat exhaustion. READ MORE

Direct Energy Asks Texas to Use Less Energy During Peak Demand Event

Direct Energy Asks Texas to Use Less Energy During Peak Demand Event

Hey there, Texas!

As you’ve probably noticed, it’s been really hot all across our state for the past few days and weeks. And with that comes a predictable increase in energy usage. When too many people start increasing their electricity usage all at the same time, peak demand in the Lone Star State can reach unfavorable levels. READ MORE

Texas! Get Ready for a Week of High Temperatures and a Peak Event

Texas! Get Ready for a Week of High Temperatures and Possible Peak Event

According to the predictions released by outlets like The Weather Channel and Weather Underground, Texas and much of the southern United States will face continued triple-digit temperatures Monday throughout the upcoming week. And when you include the humidity and other factors, it’s going to feel like it’s nearly 110 degrees in some parts of our state for a few days. READ MORE