Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer. The kids head back to school and the weather slowly begins to chill. As tempting as it might be to crank up the heater as the first cold front moves in, pay attention to the following tips to make sure your home is fall and winter ready.
Hello September! We’re so glad you’re here! September brings the promise of cooler weather being just around the corner and we think that it can’t get here soon enough. If you’re just tuning in, welcome to the Direct Energy Buzz where we give you a recap of all the things we’ve been up to during […]
The average American family washes more than 400 loads of laundry a year (more than seven a week), which adds up to a large portion of the monthly energy consumption. There are several ways to reduce the effect laundry has on your electric bill. First, if your washing machine is more than 10 years old, […]
Welcome back to another edition of the Direct Energy Buzz! Can you believe August is here already? That means fall is just around the corner, and although we love summer, we are so ready for some cooler, fall weather! Have you been keeping up with us on Facebook and Twitter? Here’s what you might have […]
One way to save on your electric bill this summer is to step out of your kitchen and cook outside. Grilling outside reduces the need to use your oven, which can be costly because your cooling system has to work harder to cool the entire house with that source of heat going. In the evenings, […]
Welcome to the first edition of “We are Direct Energy” where we are introducing you to some of the people that make up Direct Energy. Today, we’d like you to get to know Bryan Treadway. Bryan works at Direct Energy in Houston and is an avid Texas Southern Flounder conservationist. During the past three years, Bryan […]