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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 […]

France’s New Environmental Legislation: What It Means for the US

France’s New Environmental Legislation: What It Means for the US

A new French law requires that all new buildings in commercial zones must be partially covered (50%) with either solar panels, or plants. The benefits are obvious. Solar panels generate electricity, plus roof-mounted panels also provide shading and help deflect the radiant heat. Plants provide cooling through shade and extra insulation, as well as preventing […]