Posted November 6, 2018 by Josh Crank
We’ve looked into how much exercise it would take to power some pretty complex, major appliances in our How Much Exercise series, but today, we’re going to consider the humble … READ MORE How Much Exercise Would It Take to Power a Light Bulb?
Posted October 22, 2018 by Josh Crank
We’ve tried to calculate how much sweat and human effort it would take to charge a smartphone, brew a pot of coffee and even power a refrigerator. But this whole … READ MORE How Much Trick-Or-Treating Would It Take to Power Your Halloween Decorations?
Posted October 16, 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. You can do many of these … READ MORE How to Winterize a Sprinkler System & Prevent Freezing
Posted October 12, 2018 by Josh Crank
By now, most of us have heard of “energy vampires” — those appliances and electronics that draw small amounts of power 24/7, even when we’re not using them. Unplugging some … READ MORE Should You Unplug Appliances to Save Electricity?
Posted September 26, 2018 by Josh Crank
The easiest way for most homeowners to reduce their utility bills is by cutting back on energy consumption through self-discipline and increased efficiency. But for those who have some time … READ MORE 6 Ways to Generate Green Energy at Home
Posted September 18, 2018 by Josh Crank
Tornadoes can fling trucks, flatten houses and drive toothpicks into two-by-fours. If a tornado is heading your way, you must take immediate action for your safety. And to help us … READ MORE Tornado Watch vs Tornado Warning: What’s the Difference?