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Enrich Your Home Through Education

You have questions. Direct Energy is here to help. Our Learning Center provides expert knowledge on a wide range of home-related topics to help you be an informed consumer and take care of everyone under your roof. Each article is designed to guide you through your decision making process so you can make the best choices for you and your family.

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Reduce Your Use University

We want you to use less. Yes, we mean it! It's better for our planet, and on your wallet. The result is a happier home. Let Direct Energy show you manageable ways to help reduce your energy usage and costs that are simple enough to incorporate into everyday life.

Fall Energy Savings | Energy-Efficient Holiday Decorations | What are the Recommended Thermostat Settings for Winter?

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Your Energy Choice

Thanks to deregulation, you have a choice in your energy provider. You can select the company that's right for your home, budget, and values. The power is yours! Find our how deregulation works in your area and what to look for in a provider, plus get a better understanding of your rates, bill, and more.

About Deregulation | Energy Glossary

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Home Improvement

Taking care of your home isn't always the most fun activity, but it's pretty important. Let us help you manage all those tasks, repairs, and maintenance work with these great tips for your plumbing, heating, and air conditioning!

What are Some Basic Plumbing Tips to Help Me Save? | What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need for my Home? | What are the Best Fan Settings for my Air Conditioner? | Signs Your Air Ducts Need Cleaning

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Modern Home

Incorporating technology into your home doesn't have to be intimidating or decor adverse. It can make your home smarter, and your life more efficient with the right tools that make sense for your family and lifestyle. Discover the advantages of a connected home and the technologies to get you there. We'll guide you toward a beautiful home on the outside that's smart on the inside.

Leading Smartphone Apps for Your Smart Home | What is the Internet of Things? | Take Control of Your HVAC System with Your Smartphone

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Green Living

Eco-friendly living has all kinds of benefits, and incorporating green practices into your home is easier than you think. Find ways to create sustainable practices everyday to build an environmentally-conscious home and brighter tomorrow.

How can I Keep Warm and Stay Green in Winter? | How Can I Have a Successful Green Move? | How Can I Be an Eco-Friendly Pet Owner?

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Weather Readiness

The best way to avoid the harmful effects of a weather emergency is to be prepared before anything happens. Let Direct Energy help you with these preparations so that you can rest assured that everything will be in place when you need it most.

How to Prepare Your Home for a Flood | How Hurricanes Impact You [Infographic] | Preparing For a Hurricane: Before, During, and After the Storm

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Safety Tips

There is nothing more important than safe practices for your home. Direct Energy will help you protect loved ones by keeping you informed about energy-related emergencies and sharing what you need to know so that your home is always a safe haven.

Prolonged Power Outage Tips | Understanding the Fundamentals of Home Security | Be Mindful of Gas Safety|

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