I admire nonprofits that help the less fortunate and allow them to have a “voice,” regardless of their financial situation. Neighborhood Legal Services Association (NLSA) does just that. Located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, PA’s Cultural District, the NLSA is a non-profit, public interest law firm that provides civil legal assistance to underprivileged and vulnerable residents […]
With students preparing for the upcoming school year, it may seem like summer is coming to an end, but the summer heat is still in full swing! Instead of cranking up the air conditioning, which can increase your electric bills, try some of these eco-friendly tips for beating hot August days: Cool off with cool […]
Conserving energy and water is a year-round effort that saves you money while lightening the load on the planet. But around every April 22, Earth Day is a great time to think about what more you can do. Don’t be a drip: run the numbers Low-flow showerheads can cut your water usage by up to […]
Hello and welcome back to another edition of The Direct Energy Buzz! Is it just us or did this week totally fly by? Let’s not waste anytime. Without further ado, here’s everything that has happened this week on our Facebook, Twitter and Blog. On Monday, we commented on the fickleness of the weather. ENERGY STAR […]
It only comes once every four years, but when it does, Leap Year is an added energy cost. “A single day’s worth of energy usage might not seem like a lot, but it adds up,” said Jim Steffes, Vice President of Direct Energy. “This is the perfect opportunity to remind people that small changes in […]
Notice anything different around here? We are pumped about the start of the second season of The Walking Dead on AMC! We are counting down the days until its premiere on October 16th. Check out this awesome trailer for season two. Can you survive a zombie attack? Take this quiz to find out what kind […]
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.