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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. 


7 Nightmarish Energy Facts

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Posted October 12, 2017 | By Direct Energy Business

7 Nightmarish Energy Facts

We’ve dug up the latest energy statistics, and to say they’re scary is an understatement. You may want to hold onto your seat, but try not to turn away!


These 5 Energy Vampires are Draining Your Business

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Posted October 28, 2016 | By Direct Energy Business

Here are five energy vampires that could be draining your business and some "silver bullet" solutions for each.


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. 


Summer Energy Outlook

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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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