Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

Committed to Energy Efficiency

Across North America, Direct Energy has gained a reputation as an innovator for its work in facilitating and improving energy efficiency among its industrial, business, and residential customers. We deliver a variety of energy-saving products and services to our North American customer base, complete with the ability to tailor energy efficiency strategies to each customer's needs.

Efficiency for Commercial and Industrial Needs

Direct Energy is one the largest Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioner (HVAC) system service providers in Canada. We also offer comprehensive energy solutions to over 25,000 commercial businesses throughout North America. Energy management strategies created for our customers include:

  • Designing the automation systems for buildings while providing integrated facilities management
  • Identifying tools for achieving energy conservation and demand reduction goals for HVAC system services and energy commodity supplies
  • Overseeing facility retrofits for increased energy efficiency
  • Developing Demand Response and load management programs
  • Growing enrollment in Demand Response programs
  • Supporting engineering services and building automation systems

Efficiency for Homeowners

Promoting day-to-day energy conservation and investing in long-term energy efficiency efforts for the home is a core element of Direct Energy's business. With over 1,600 trained HVAC and plumbing service technicians and installers, we provide our customers access to our extensive experience and range of energy-saving products. In select markets, our Home Services offerings and projects include:

  • Protection plans
  • Appliance repairs
  • Energy audits
  • Design of efficient HVAC systems for new homes
  • Tips and tools for lowering energy costs and consumption
  • Smart Home Project (web-based tools)
  • Residential Energy Efficiency Project – efficiency upgrades like duct sealing, blown-in cellulose insulation, infiltration reduction, CFLs and low-flow showerheads.

Specifically, Direct Energy is one of the largest installers of high-efficiency furnaces and air conditioners in Ontario.

Efficiency Consulting, Advisory, and Management Services

Direct Energy consulting services provides our customers with building-by-building recommendations for energy efficiency initiatives that drive bottom-line financial impact related to:

  • Energy risk management
  • Commodity procurement strategies
  • Energy consumption
  • Metering
  • Energy efficiency engineering, and
  • The effects of climate change