Posted September 3, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
*+-Hot weather at home can dampen your summer fun if you’re running your air conditioner in your home while you’re on vacation. The easiest way to save while you’re away? Raise the cooling settings … READ MORE How Can I Improve the Energy Efficiency of My Air Conditioner While on Vacation?
Posted September 2, 2015 by Adam P. Newton
*+-Earlier this summer, we launched a fantastic program in your Online Account Manager we think you’ll love: Reduce Your Use Insights, our free online energy efficiency audit. The idea of offering … READ MORE Get Energy Savvy with Reduce Your Use Insights from Direct Energy!
Posted August 14, 2015 by Adam P. Newton
*+-For Danny, some days are just too hot to stay indoors. This August, his Dallas apartment has seen too many of them, and his window air conditioning unit just isn’t … READ MORE For 20-Somethings on a Budget, Keeping Cool Requires Creativity: Another Texas Tale
Posted August 12, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
*+-Brianna closed the door of her garage behind her and inhaled the delightfully cool air of her kitchen. The garage was wretchedly hot. The office parking lot was a lava field. … READ MORE Lowering Your Energy Usage During a Heat Wave – A Texas Tale
Posted August 11, 2015 by Adam P. Newton
*+-As a Texas resident, you know blazing summers are a fact of life. But even the heartiest Texan must admit this August is especially brutal. The current heat wave makes … READ MORE How to Protect Your Family from Heat Exhaustion During Heat Spikes
Posted August 10, 2015 by Adam P. Newton
*+-In the heat of summer, there’s no replacement for working central air conditioning. And since your air conditioner takes such good care of you on the hottest days of the … READ MORE How to Change Your AC Filter, Save Money, and Stay Cool