Smart Energy

Energy Efficiency Tips for The Nest and Meridian Smart Thermostat

11 Ways to Create a Smart Home for Your Smart Thermostat

According to a 2010 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory survey about programmable thermostats, “89% reported that they rarely or never adjusted the thermostat to set a weekend or weekday program, and 54% of respondents used the on/off switch at least weekly.” That means that most consumers who bought a programmable thermostat to help them save money […]

Energy Savings in Your Hands: A Meridian Smart Thermostat Overview

Energy Savings in Your Hands: A Meridian Smart Thermostat Overview

Think smart thermostats are a dumb investment? Better think again. Direct Energy has just released its Meridian Savings Plan, a fixed-rate electricity plan with an energy charge that’s locked for 24 months. The Meridian Smart Thermostat from Honeywell is not just a programmable thermostat that connects to the web. Instead, it combines smart thermostat technology […]

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Direct Energy Brings the Nest Learning Thermostat™ to Alberta with the Comfort & Control Plan

As a savvy consumer, you’re always looking for ways to better manage energy usage in your home in hopes of possibly lowering your electricity bill. And it would be helpful if your electricity company could help you accomplish this with greater efficiency and convenience. Well, with the introduction of the Direct Energy 5-Year Comfort & […]