Reduce energy costs


At Direct Energy, we make it easy for you to optimize your energy efficiency. Explore our energy savings category for practical tips and insights on reducing your energy consumption, cutting costs and embracing more sustainable choices. 

What does reduce energy costs mean?

We created this category for users to learn ways of reducing their overall energy costs and potentially lowering their monthly bills. Our goal is to ensure you are getting the most out of your service with us and on the right plan for you!

How to lower your electric bill by adjusting your thermostat

Heating and cooling your home accounts for a big portion of your energy bill. Learn how adjusting your thermostat can help you reduct energy costs year round.
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3 Ways to Improve Appliance Energy Efficiency

Discover simple, effective ways to boost your home's energy efficiency, save money, and contribute to a sustainable future.
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Ways to Reduce Energy Use Outdoors

Discover ways to reduce energy consumption outside your home for a sustainable landscape and lower utility bills. Let's go green together!
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How to calculate energy efficiency savings

Learn how to calculate the energy efficiency of your house and appliances with these simple steps.
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Does ductwork go bad?

The age and condition of your home's AC and furnace ductwork can impact your HVAC system's efficiency.
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8 ways to lower the electricity bills in your first apartment

Discover 8 practical strategies to reduce electricity bills in your first apartment. Learn how to create a more cost-effective living space, from energy-efficient appliances to smart usage habits. Start saving on your electricity bills today!
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How to shop for energy-efficient water heaters

Explore energy-efficient water heaters for cost-saving showers. Discover Energy Star models, tankless options, electric alternatives, and even solar-powered solutions.
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Clean energy incentives in Massachusetts

Discover Massachusetts' commitment to energy efficiency, offering residents lower bills, eco-friendly living, and numerous incentives for home upgrades.
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Quick and easy energy saving tips for your home

Discover simple, creative ways to reduce your energy consumption, lower utility bills, and embrace a sustainable lifestyle at home.
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How to reduce your electricity bill

Cutting back on your electricity bill doesn't have to be a daunting task. Read our helpful energy-saving tips to learn more.
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Should you unplug appliances when not in use?

Many appliances and electronics still use small amounts of power, even when we’re not using them. Unplugging some of these devices can help you save energy.
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What uses the most electricity in my home?

Discover how to reduce your energy bills by optimizing home systems and appliances with our practical, easy-to-follow tips.
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Switch to LED light bulbs, save big on energy

Discover how switching to LED bulbs can significantly reduce your energy consumption and save money, in our comprehensive lighting guide.
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7 tips to improve the energy efficiency of your HVAC

Discover simple, cost-effective ways to boost your home's energy efficiency and save on heating and cooling costs. Let's get started!
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25 energy-efficient tips for lower electricity costs

Discover practical, energy-saving tips to reduce electricity costs and increase efficiency at home or business. Knowledge is power, literally!
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