Tag: energy efficient

What to Do Outside When It’s Too Hot Inside

For some, setting the thermostat at 78 degrees is a standard habit. Good for them. For me, in the Texas summers, that’s just too hot. But today, July 31st, 2015, I’m going to take Direct Energy’s #78degreechallenge. I’m part of the Reduce Your Use Rewards program, and during today’s peak event from 3pm – 7pm, […]

Reduce Your Use Today and Watch the Rewards Roll In

Reduce Your Use Today and Watch the Rewards Roll In

Always on a mission to find ways to conserve and help our customers save, we developed the Reduce Your Use Rewards program (RYUR). And today is the best day to join, as ERCOT has asked Texas electric customers to lower their energy usage from 3pm-7pm this afternoon, July 30th, 2015. Energy conservation is important in […]

ERCOT Urging Texans to Conserve Energy Today

ERCOT Urging Texans to Conserve Energy Today

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), grid operator for most of Texas, is asking electric consumers to limit or reduce electricity use where possible during the 3-7 pm peak demand hours today and tomorrow – July 30 and 31, 2015. Electric demand this week has reached three consecutive July records. ERCOT has said this […]