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Solar, Renewables, Nest, and More with the July 2015 Direct Energy Buzz

It’s time for the July installment of the Direct Energy Buzz! We’re going to catch you up on what’s been happening at Direct Energy specifically and around the energy sector in general. Today, we want to discuss solar panel installation, green energy, Nest’s new software upgrades, summer cooling tips, and hurricane preparedness. Energy News Thinking about switching to […]

The Top Five Hurricane Preparedness Products to Have on Hand

The Top Five Hurricane Preparedness Products to Have on Hand

Even though the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicted a below normal hurricane season, summer storm systems (like Invest 91-L) still pose a hurricane-like risk of damaging winds and lots of rain. With soils at saturation in many parts of the country, the risk for flash flooding is even greater. Current predictions show Invest 91-L […]

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Checking the Predictions for the 2014 Hurricane Season

Back in May, the NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center (along with three other prediction centers) delivered a forecast for a “below normal” season. All told, NOAA expected 8-13 named tropical storms, 3-6 hurricanes, and 1-2 of which could be category 3 or above. The reasoning for so few storms was because of cold water in the […]

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Understanding the Predictions for the 2014 Hurricane Season

The dire hurricane predictions for an active 2013 hurricane season overshot the actual number of storms that occurred: thirteen named storms and only two hurricanes. In spite of warm waters off the west coast of Africa that make a nursery for powerful cyclones, most tropical systems dissipated before organizing into storms. This was due to unexpectedly […]

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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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Direct Energy Buzz – August 24 edition

It’s here, the day we’ve all been waiting for-it’s Friday! This is a bittersweet Friday for many since it is the last one before school starts. Dry your eyes little ones, with the tips we shared about back-to-school, you will be ready to conquer the new school year. Here’s your Friday rundown of this week’s […]