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
Posted July 24, 2018 by Josh Crank
There’s one big difference between climate and weather: time. Climate Climate is like a weather profile for a particular place. It takes into account long-term trends and records in all … READ MORE What is the Difference Between Climate and Weather?
Posted July 12, 2018 by Josh Crank
Hurricane season comes every year, bringing with it special responsibilities for people who live near the East and Gulf Coasts. There are practical tasks like stocking up on bottled water … READ MORE What’s the Difference Between a Hurricane Watch and a Hurricane Warning?