Posted February 25, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
*+-After reading plenty of articles with headlines like “Energy Star Homes Pay for Themselves,” I learned that many of them (like this one) forget to tell you exactly how that happens. Instead, you … READ MORE Shopping and Saving with Energy Star Appliances for Your Home
Posted January 21, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
*+-On December 16, 2014, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported the average U.S. household was expected to spend about $550 less on gasoline in 2015 compared with 2014 — … READ MORE Saving Money with Cheap Gas? Try These 5 Energy Efficiency Upgrades to Your Home!
Posted December 16, 2014 by Vernon Trollinger
*+-There are many ways to go about “greening” your house during the fall and winter months. Some solutions are long-range investments, while others require significant DIY skill or the use … READ MORE 7 Green Tips for Improving Home Energy Efficiency in Winter
Posted December 9, 2014 by Vernon Trollinger
*+-We’ve heard how the “Smart Home” uses of the Internet of Things (IoT) will change life in the 21st Century. Frankly, it does seem a bit crazy to get messages from … READ MORE Holiday Gift Guide: Products to Help Create a Smart Home (Part 2)
Posted November 14, 2014 by Adam P. Newton
*+-In 1960, the average American generated 2.68 pounds of trash per day. By 2012, that amount increased to 4.38 pounds. Sounds depressing? Well, the good news is that a little … READ MORE Improve Your World by Celebrating America Recycles Day!
Posted November 7, 2014 by Vernon Trollinger
*+-The Direct Energy Buzz for November 2014 is packed full of interesting tidbits that can help you become a more responsible and informed energy consumer. We feature an optimistic but … READ MORE Direct Energy Buzz for November 2014