Category: green living

Technology Buzz – October 2017

Welcome to the October Technology Buzz! First, for the sake of Halloween, we’ll look at an experiment that generates electricity from human tears. Then, because electric cars are expected to … READ MORE Technology Buzz – October 2017 The po...

How to Replace Your Shower Head

Showering accounts for nearly 17 percent of residential indoor water use and, there’s a good reason for it: you want to be comfortable in your shower. Not surprisingly, some people … READ MORE How to Replace Your Shower Head The post How to Replace Your Shower Head appeared first on Direct Energy.

The Best Fruits and Vegetables to Grow in the Fall

Gardening is a hobby that you can spend a lifetime learning about. Seasons change, seeds fail or thrive, and just when you think you know it all, you realize how … READ MORE The Best Fruits and Vegetables to Grow in the Fall The post The Best Fruits and Vegetables to Grow in the Fall appeared …

Top Three Wind Turbine Myths

Welcome to the Energy Efficiency Myths series from Direct Energy! As many myths arise from incomplete knowledge, they can create seemingly possible answers that many people accept as fact. Each … READ MORE Top Three Wind Turbine Myths The post Top Three Wind Turbine Myths appeared first on Direct Energy.

Energy Efficiency Tips for the Fall [Infographic]

As cooler temperatures approach, you may just want to stay indoors and sit by the fireplace. You may not realize it, but it can be easy to hike up energy … READ MORE Energy Efficiency Tips for the Fall The post Energy Efficiency Tips for the Fall appeared first on Direct Energy.

How to Connect with Your Child and Nature

Welcome to Plugging Into Your Kids from Direct Energy. In this series, we will share ways you can spend focused time with your children – specifically by unplugging from technology. We want to … READ MORE How to Connect with Your Child and Nature The post How to Connect with Your Child and Nature appeared first on Direct Energy.

Technology Buzz September, 2017

Welcome to the Tech Buzz for September! While the news has been busy reporting on the ravages of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, there’s been some other dire energy news stories … READ MORE Technology Buzz September, 2017 The post Technology Buzz September, 2017 appeared first on Direct Energy.

How to Care for Your Home’s Gas Systems After a Flood

Dealing with the aftermath of a hurricane, tropical storm or storm surge often means coping with flooded roads, homes and communities. If your home has flooded after a storm, starting … READ MORE How to Care for Your Home’s Gas Systems After a Flood The post How to Care for Your Home’s Gas Systems After a …

After the Flood: Outlets and Switches

After a devastating storm, recovery can take weeks before some neighborhoods have habitable homes with running water and electricity. As homeowners return home to survey the damage, many are wondering what … READ MORE After the Flood: Outlets and Switches The post After the Flood: Outlets and Switches appeared first on Direct Energy.