Tag: savings

What to Do Outside When It’s Too Hot Inside

For some, setting the thermostat at 78 degrees is a standard habit. Good for them. For me, in the Texas summers, that’s just too hot. But today, July 31st, 2015, I’m going to take Direct Energy’s #78degreechallenge. I’m part of the Reduce Your Use Rewards program, and during today’s peak event from 3pm – 7pm, […]

Reduce Your Use Today and Watch the Rewards Roll In

Reduce Your Use Today and Watch the Rewards Roll In

Always on a mission to find ways to conserve and help our customers save, we developed the Reduce Your Use Rewards program (RYUR). And today is the best day to join, as ERCOT has asked Texas electric customers to lower their energy usage from 3pm-7pm this afternoon, July 30th, 2015. Energy conservation is important in […]

Life Hacks

Life Hacks: What NOT to Buy in July

People enjoy life hacks for several reasons, but we especially like ones that help us save money. Sites like DealNews and Lifehacker provide great money-saving tips on a regular basis, including specific items you shouldn’t purchase in a given month. Thus, here’s the July installment of our monthly series on what NOT to buy! When […]