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The Direct Energy Buzz – March 23 edition

The Direct Energy Buzz – March 23 edition

Hello and welcome back to another edition of The Direct Energy Buzz! Is it just us or did this week totally fly by? Let’s not waste anytime. Without further ado, here’s everything that has happened this week on our Facebook, Twitter and Blog. On Monday, we commented on the fickleness of the weather. ENERGY STAR […]

Daylight Saving Time = Energy Savings

Daylight Saving Time = Energy Savings

You’ve officially made it through the first week of Daylight Savings Time! Have you fully adjusted your schedule? We know the first day after one less hour of sleep can be rough! The man who discovered electricity is also the man who is credited with conceiving the idea of daylight savings. In 1784, Benjamin Franklin […]

Leap Year Energy Savings

It only comes once every four years, but when it does, Leap Year is an added energy cost. “A single day’s worth of energy usage might not seem like a lot, but it adds up,” said Jim Steffes, Vice President of Direct Energy. “This is the perfect opportunity to remind people that small changes in […]

Direct Energy Buzz – January 13 edition

Direct Energy Buzz – January 13 edition

Hey guys! Hope everyone has had a good week and is ready for the upcoming three-day weekend. Is anyone doing something fun for Martin Luther King Day? Well, let’s hop into this week’s recap. On Monday, we brought you the official light bulb guide. Who ever knows what to choose when in the hardware store? […]

Direct Energy Buzz – December 30th edition

Direct Energy Buzz – December 30th edition

Happy New Year, everyone! Is anyone making a New Year’s Resolution for 2012? Our goal is to help you be more energy efficient around your home!  As you start your search for the perfect (and obtainable) resolution, check out these tips we shared on Monday for easy ways to begin your journey to energy efficiency. […]

Christmas lights and your electric bill

Christmas lights and your electric bill

It doesn’t really feel like Christmastime until the houses in your neighborhood glow each evening with red, green and yellow bulbs strung along porches and hanging from trees. A classic but extreme example of holiday decorations is the Griswold’s display in the movie Christmas Vacation. It’s fun and festive but adding decorative lights both inside […]

Direct Energy Buzz – November 25th edition

Direct Energy Buzz – November 25th edition

Hello again! We hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving and is still enjoying leftovers today. You’ll certainly need the fuel for the Black Friday shopping madness, which is ensuing everywhere today! Take time to enjoy this nice long weekend with family and friends and catch up with what’s been going on with us in this […]