Tag: energy

Direct Energy Helps Pittsburgh Nonprofit’s Green Workplace Initiative

Direct Energy Helps Pittsburgh Nonprofit’s Green Workplace Initiative

I admire nonprofits that help the less fortunate and allow them to have a “voice,” regardless of their financial situation. Neighborhood Legal Services Association (NLSA) does just that. Located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, PA’s Cultural District, the NLSA is a non-profit,  public interest law firm that provides civil legal assistance to underprivileged and vulnerable residents […]

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Green Pool Tips

Do you have a pool? With summer in full-swing, pool maintenance can become a tedious and costly chore— for you and the environment.  To keep your pool clean while going green, try some of these eco-friendly pool tips: Opt for ultraviolet pool cleaners. Ultraviolet pool cleaners help reduce the amount of chlorine and other chemicals […]

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Direct Energy to Acquire Bounce Energy

We have exciting news! Early this morning we announced the recent agreement of the acquisition of Bounce Energy, a privately-held retail electricity provider based in Houston, for $46 million in cash plus additional working capital. The acquisition of Bounce Energy makes our residential business even stronger! Here’s some background on Bounce Energy: The company provides […]

PrepareYourHome

Prepping Your Home for Summer Vacation

With the school year coming to an end and summer in full swing, you may be preparing for a summer vacation. When packing up the family, don’t forget some of these tips for preparing your home and cutting energy costs while you’re out of town: Turn down your water heater. Set your thermostat, or turn […]

Happy Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day! Note, we do mean pi and not pie, although today does give us a pretty good excuse to indulge in some tasty treats. In addition to celebrating the number 3.14, we’re also celebrating Albert Einstein’s birthday. The physicist that gave us E = MC², the equation for ENERGY, was born on March […]