Tag: energy

Challenging Common Energy Misconceptions – Part One: Heating & Lighting

When it comes to saving energy, misconceptions and mistaken assumptions often mislead people, causing more problems or costing them more money. Some were part of standard building codes until research proved them wrong. The vexing thing about these misconceptions is that, at first glance, they seem to make sense. Only after closer examination do you find out […]

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Current Electricity News for the New Year: Direct Energy Buzz for January 2015

Now that the presents have been unwrapped, the tree and decorations put away, and the holiday season over, it’s time for the first installment of electricity news for the new year. We’ve got current developments regarding lights, Tesla, things on your roof top, and whether batteries will be included. Yes, it’s time for the new Direct Energy Buzz for […]

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Direct Energy Buzz for November 2014

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 cautious update about US energy efficiency; the real life facts that environmental impact matters even when you’re building a solar energy farm, how Sandia National Lab […]