Posted November 4, 2015 by Alexandria Houstoun
The Direct Energy and University of Houston Energy Efficiency Innovation Challenge is in full swing. To recap from our October 2nd post announcing this competition, teams of students are collaborating … READ MORE Updating the Energy Efficiency Innovation Challenge at the University of Houston
Posted October 29, 2015 by Brooke Drake
When I think of football, my mind immediately goes to fond memories of attending tailgate parties in high school, college, and beyond. Now that football season is in full swing, … READ MORE Upgrade Your Tailgate! Part 4 – An Energy Efficient and Green Tailgate
Posted October 20, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
With an autumn chill in the air and Halloween fast approaching, the Direct Energy Buzz for October 2015 focuses on two recent energy news items: falling fuel prices and a … READ MORE Fuel Costs, El Niño, & Biofuels: It’s the Direct Energy Buzz for October 2015
Posted October 2, 2015 by Alexandria Houstoun
What if you could build a two-bedroom connected home that was 100% energy efficient? Amazing, right? But what if you could build it for just $80,000? That’s the challenge University … READ MORE Direct Energy Launches Energy Efficiency Innovation Challenge with the University of Houston
Posted September 9, 2015 by Direct Energy Home Services
It seems that our homes always collect more gadgets, appliances, and electronics, and the electricity required to power them can really add up. And the electronic devices we often forget … READ MORE How Can I Improve the Energy Efficiency of my Modem, Router, or Cable Box?
Posted September 3, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
Hot weather at home can dampen your summer fun if you’re running your air conditioner in your home while you’re on vacation. The easiest way to save while you’re away? Raise the cooling settings … READ MORE How Can I Improve the Energy Efficiency of My Air Conditioner While on Vacation?