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Ecofriendly Travel

Eco-Friendly Travel Destinations

Planning a last minute family vacation before the kids head back to school? If you’re passionate about going green, check out some of these eco-friendly family travel destinations: Portland – Ranked as the greenest city in America, Portland should top the list of any eco-lover searching for vacation ideas! San Francisco – With a commitment […]

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Vacation Travel Tips

Oh sweet summer, we’re so glad that you’re here! As the weather heats up, many families hit the road and start their vacation. Just because you’re not at home doesn’t mean you can’t save energy. In fact, there are many ways to be green and save money during your summer travels. If you’re road tripping, […]

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Eco-Friendly Spring Break Tips

You’ve been working hard all winter, now that spring is finally here you definitely deserve a break. We hope when you’re planning your spring break vacation (or staycation), you will keep these eco-friendly tips in mind. Go somewhere green—When it comes to taking a vacation, think about going somewhere with a tiny carbon footprint. Destinations […]

Vacation Energy Savings Made Simple

Vacation Energy Savings Made Simple

Hopefully you’ve got some vacation time planned for this summer – a little bit of time to relax and unwind with family and friends, or maybe a daring new adventure.  Either way, one thing that never goes on vacation is your electricity bill.  And while most of us can’t just flip a switch and turn […]

Winterizing your home for Holiday Travels

Winterizing your home for Holiday Travels

Do you plan to do any traveling over the winter holiday? A ski vacation? Maybe you’re visiting family or friends out of town? Well, if you haven’t already, now is the time to winterize your home, especially if you plan to leave your home unattended over the winter holidays. Here are 10 tips to help […]

The Direct Energy Buzz – July 29th edition

The Direct Energy Buzz – July 29th edition

It’s Friday and that means it’s time for another addition of the Direct Energy Buzz! Here’s what you might have missed on our Blog, Facebook and Twitter. First things first: Have you entered our Back-to-School Sweepstakes on Facebook? We announced this week that we are giving away a brand new MacBook Pro laptop and $500 […]

The Direct Energy Buzz: July 15th Edition

The Direct Energy Buzz: July 15th Edition

Welcome back to another edition of The Direct Energy Buzz! Before we begin, what are you doing to keep cool this summer? Go ahead and leave us a comment! Here’s a run down of what you might have missed on our Blog and Facebook and Twitter this week. This has been one hot summer for […]