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Laptops vs. Desktops: Which Is More Energy-Efficient?

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Posted November 16, 2017 | By Direct Energy Business

If you use numerous computers at your business, the energy drain can really add up. Many business owners wonder if they can cut energy costs by switching from desktop computers to laptops. Before you make the swap, let's take a look at the energy use for each type of computer. 


What are the Anticipated Reserve Margins for this Summer?

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Posted June 9, 2017 | By Direct Energy Business

There are sufficient resources to meet this summer's projected peak electricity demand. 


7 Energy Saving Tips for Restaurants

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Posted August 28, 2015 | By Direct Energy Business

Surprisingly, restaurants use about 2.5 times more energy per square foot than any other type of commercial building. 

By making some small repairs, switches, and behavioral changes, restaurants can begin to conserve resources and boost their bottom line. 

Here are seven energy saving tips for restaurants. 


Our “TEN Cents”: Energy Efficiency for Commercial Office Buildings

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Posted June 23, 2015 | By Our Guests

Whether you own a commercial office building or simply lease space, it is important to understand that just because a building isn’t brand new, doesn’t mean it has to operate inefficiently.  Despite the age of a property, implementing energy efficiency measures may provide a fresh look and comfortable environment. 


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Be ready for warmer weather. See what weather is trending for summer months and find out how this might impact energy prices

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