Insights into Helping Your Family Live Brighter
Your family is filled with the most important people in your life, so it makes sense that you want to enjoy quality time with them. In this section, we'll provide tips, advice, recipes, teaching moments, and more – all designed to entertain and educate your family about energy and energy-related topics. We’ll even help you travel in style!
Posted April 26, 2017 by Jessica Bivins
-+*How did people stay cool before the air conditioner was invented? At the turn of the 20th century, it was perfectly normal to step outside and dunk your head in … READ MORE A History of the Air Conditioner
Posted April 21, 2017 by Vernon Trollinger
-+*Did you know your appliances are talking to you? Really, they are! Did you also know you can learn an awful lot by listening to them? Really, you can! You … READ MORE What is my Thermostat Trying to Tell Me?
Posted April 20, 2017 by Jessica Bivins
-+*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 … READ MORE 5 Ways to Fortify Your Home Against Allergens
Posted April 18, 2017 by Ebony Porter
-+*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 … READ MORE How to Play Games with Your Children Without Technology
Posted April 11, 2017 by Vernon Trollinger
-+*The Graphene Corner Graphene is the lightest known material. Produced in single sheets, it’s composed of carbon atoms bonded together in a honeycomb-shaped lattice that’s just one atom thick. Hyper … READ MORE Technology Buzz, April 2017 —The Graphene Corner
Posted April 10, 2017 by Vernon Trollinger
-+*Possibly the biggest factor effecting your electric bill is the weather. It not only directly influences how much you use to heat or cool your home but also effects the … READ MORE What’s the Weather? CSU’s 2017 Hurricane Prediction