ENERGY STAR, Smart Products, & an Energy Summit – the Direct Energy Buzz For May 2016

ENERGY STAR, Smart Products, & an Energy Summit – the Direct Energy Buzz for May 2016

It’s time for the May 2016 installment of the Direct Energy Buzz! This month, we’ll recap some recent popular topics including our Smart Products Review for the living room, our involvement in the Bloomberg Future of Energy Summit, and whether or not ENERGY STAR appliances are worth the investment.

ENERGY STAR, Smart Products, & an Energy Summit – the Direct Energy Buzz For May 2016

Industry News

You’ve probably seen the blue ENERGY STAR logo located on the corner of appliances When customers purchase an appliance or product with a blue box. It communicates that each ENERGY STAR certified product can provide significant energy savings. We wondered if purchasing such an appliance over a non-certified product can truly save energy and money in the long run? So, we created a simple “cheat sheet” to help you understand the true impact of ENERGY STAR certified products on your energy bill. We hope you put it to good use next time you need to buy new appliances for your home.

ENERGY STAR, Smart Products, & an Energy Summit – the Direct Energy Buzz For May 2016
Enjoy convenience and control in your living room from the comfort of your laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

Technology is constantly changing, which makes it hard for the typical consumer to keep up with each new product that hits the market. This is why we created our monthly Smart Products Review series as a way to introduce you to the latest and greatest devices in the Internet of Things market. Our most recent edition targeted smart products typically found in the living room, including voice assistants and speakers to smart plugs.

Direct Energy News

Direct Energy joined in the fun at this year’s Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Future of Energy Summit that recently took place in New York City. As a presenting sponsor of the summit, we stood alongside with key players such as Michael Bloomberg and Secretary of State John Kerry. The goal of the summit is to create an environment that fosters new connections, and provides a platform to discuss critical energy issues of today and beyond. To learn more about the various speakers, themes, and topics at this year’s event, check out our full-length article.

What would you like to read about in future editions of the Direct Energy Buzz? Tell us in the comments!