Posted August 14, 2018 by Josh Crank
Do you need a strong cup of joe before heading to the gym for an early morning workout? If so, be glad your automatic drip coffee maker gets its power … READ MORE How Much Exercise Would It Take To Power Your Coffee Maker?
Posted August 9, 2018 by Ebony Porter
The production of electricity in the U.S. falls into three major source categories: fossil fuels, including natural gas and coal nuclear energy renewable energy, including hydropower, solar power and wind … READ MORE What Types of Electricity Sources Are Generated In the US?
Posted August 7, 2018 by Josh Crank
There are a few ways you can calculate the energy efficiency of your house and appliances: Read the EnergyGuide label on appliances and electronics. Calculate your own energy use and … READ MORE How to Calculate Energy Efficiency Savings
Posted August 2, 2018 by Josh Crank
During the sweltering summer, it can be hard to put a price on comfort. But the sweet relief of air conditioning does come at a cost, and the bills get … READ MORE How Much Does Central Air Cost?
Posted July 31, 2018 by Josh Crank
Everybody knows what air conditioners and furnaces are, but their cousin in the HVAC world — the heat pump — isn’t as well understood. Don’t let the name fool you, … READ MORE How Do Heat Pumps Work?
Posted July 26, 2018 by Josh Crank
Welcome to the Take Charge of Your Home series from Direct Energy! Hiring a professional to perform household maintenance may offer convenience and peace of mind, but you can do many of … READ MORE Sump Pump Maintenance Checklist