Tag: Energy Efficiency

How to Fix a Drafty Home

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 … READ MORE How to Fix a Drafty Home The post How to Fix a Drafty Ho...

Weekend Energy Efficiency Projects, Part One

In spite of what Punxsutawney Phil says, spring really IS on its way. And at the risk of being even more controversial, it is TRUE that the days really are … READ MORE Weekend Energy Efficiency Projects, Part One The post Weekend Energy Efficienc...

How Much Electricity Does a Stadium Use?

You can tell just by looking at the huge banks of floodlights and flashing video screens that stadiums use electricity on an industrial scale. There are also the sound systems, … READ MORE How Much Electricity Does a Stadium Use? The post How Muc...

How to Go Green During Your Workouts

Between the usual rush of New Year’s fitness resolutions and watching talented athletes, there’s no shortage of inspiration to get in better shape. But energy-savvy exercisers might be aware that … READ MORE How to Go Green During Your Workouts T...

How to Maintain Your Radiator

If you heat your home with steam or hot water, you’re in a very select group! Most of the 113.6 million homes in the U.S. rely either on natural gas … READ MORE How to Maintain Your Radiator The post How to Maintain Your Radiator appeared first o...

How to Keep Your Furnace From Breaking Down

The last thing any homeowner wants it to wake up at 3AM to a freezing cold house. If your furnace shuts down during a winter like many have experienced this … READ MORE How to Keep Your Furnace From Breaking Down The post How to Keep Your Furnace...

Is Your Attic Insulation Due for an Upgrade?

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 Is Your Attic Insulation Due for an Upgrade? The...

Common LED Lighting Myths & Facts

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 Common LED Lighting Myths & Facts T...