Tag: environment

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Preparing for Hurricane Season

With the start of June, hurricane season is officially here! As forecasters are already warning that the 2013 hurricane season may be more active than normal, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared before a hurricane hits. To prepare for hurricane season, here’s what you should do: Know your homes vulnerability to storm surge, flooding […]

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Happy Earth Day!

  Happy Earth Day! Did you know that today marks the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day? That just means that this is the perfect time to begin taking steps to help make the environment a better one. Here are a few “Acts of Green” for you and your family to do today and start incorporating […]

Composite map of the world assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012; NASA Earth Observatory/NOAA NGDC

NASA’s “Black Marble” Photos of Earth

Last week, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released a photo collection of Earth at night called “Black Marble,” which was captured by Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite, or VIIRS. The VIIRS detects visible light, and it is sensitive enough to detect the nocturnal glow produced by Earth’s atmosphere. These new images […]

Eco Spring Break

Eco Spring Break

It’s finally here, the week you have been waiting for – Spring Break. As you hit the open road in search of sun, sand and endless fun, remember to keep your spring fling green. There is a myriad of activities and things you can do to give the environment a break, while still enjoying yours. […]

Green “spring” cleaning

Green “spring” cleaning

February is over and March has officially begun, which means we’re gearing up for spring! Thus, this month we will be focusing our blog post on all things related to the spring season. It’s time to shake the dust off your rugs and get ready for the most notable task that marks the beginning of […]

Recycle Your Cooking Oil

Recycle Your Cooking Oil

Valentine’s Day may be over, but we are still very focused on loving our environment. Cooking a meal for someone is often a way to express your love, but improperly disposing of cooking oil shows no love to the environment. In addition, leftover cooking oil can cause serious plumbing problems when it is poured down the […]

Direct Energy Buzz – February 17 edition

Direct Energy Buzz – February 17 edition

Is it just us or did this week fly by? It is always nice to have a mid-week holiday! We hope everyone’s Valentine’s Day was happy and full of chocolates and flowers. Since February is the month of love, we have been sharing the many ways you can show some love to your environment! Check out […]