Tag: weather


Eco-Friendly Tips for Beating the Summer Heat

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 […]


What To Do If Your Power Goes Out

Do you know what to do if the power goes out in your area? Be prepared with these handy tips: If the Lights Go Out If the lights go out, first, determine if there is actually a power outage or if you’re having a problem with your breaker. Click here to learn how! If there […]


Preparing for Hurricane Season

With the start of June, hurricane season is officially here! As forecasters are already warning that the 2013 hurricane season may be more active than normal, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared before a hurricane hits. To prepare for hurricane season, here’s what you should do: Know your homes vulnerability to storm surge, flooding […]

Hurricane Supplies

Natural Disaster Safety Tips

The recent tragedy in Oklahoma reminds us of how powerful and scary Mother Nature can be. We share our condolences with the victims and families of the tornado in Moore, Okla. If you’re looking for a way to help, consider making a donation to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief by visiting redcross.org, dialing 1-800-REDCROSS, or texting […]

Hurricane Isaac

There’s No Such Thing As “Too Prepared”

As we welcome the back-to-school season, it’s important to remember that it’s still hurricane season as well. If you’ve been watching the weather reports lately, you already know about Tropical Storm Isaac and Tropical Storm Joyce in the Atlantic Ocean. In a continuing effort to prepare you for hurricanes and other severe weather, here are […]


Direct Energy Buzz – August 17th edition

Happy Friday to all! It’s crazy how fast time flies and now here we are on the heels of the weekend. Time to go on an adventure and enjoy your time off. Here is your Friday run down of the week’s news! If you are looking for something to do this weekend, the Houston Dynamo […]