Tag: energy

Vacation Energy Savings Made Simple

Vacation Energy Savings Made Simple

Hopefully you’ve got some vacation time planned for this summer – a little bit of time to relax and unwind with family and friends, or maybe a daring new adventure.  Either way, one thing that never goes on vacation is your electricity bill.  And while most of us can’t just flip a switch and turn […]

Survey Identifies “New Normal” in Energy Thinking

Survey Identifies “New Normal” in Energy Thinking

The very smart people at Deloitte & Touche have just released the most version of their ReSource study that measures business and consumer attitudes and behaviors around energy, particularly consumption and conservation.  And while the study doesn’t have enough history to spot any emerging trends (this is the 2nd year), there is definitely a “new […]

Movement is Power

Movement is Power

In a world where nearly everything needs to be filled up, plugged in, or recharged it’s easy to forget things weren’t always this way.  It wasn’t that long ago that we moved our bodies a whole lot more in order to get work done.  Here are some ideas to get back to simpler (and sometimes […]

Who knew static electricity could do that?

Who knew static electricity could do that?

It zaps us when we touch metal in dry weather. It makes our clothes cling and our hair stand up. No wonder static electricity gets a bad rap. We can blame it for attracting dust to TV and computer screens and − perhaps worst of all − holding dust bunnies together! (The more static charge, […]

Direct Energy Buzz – April 8th edition

Direct Energy Buzz – April 8th edition

We love the four-day week here at Direct Energy! Hope you guys having a great weekend. Now, we’ll share with you what we brought your way this week on Facebook, Twitter and our Blog. On Monday, we were ecstatic to share the idea of harnessing your own kinetic energy. We are constantly producing energy, so […]