First thousand customers to enroll get free furnace tune-up
to prepare their homes for winter
Philadelphia, PA (November 17, 2010) As rate caps are lifted in South Eastern Pennsylvania starting January 1, 2011 – nearly 1.5 million residential electricity customers in the PECO service area will be able to pick which company supplies electricity to their homes. Now more than ever, consumers are conscious of managing their energy bills going into winter and looking for simple ways to ease the pressure on their pocket books.
With this in mind, Direct Energy is offering a competitive, guaranteed fixed-price electricity deal – with no cancellation fee and the bonus of a free furnace and air conditioning tune-up and safety check for the first 1,000 customers who enroll beginning today. Direct Energy, one of North America's leading energy companies, is building on its 10 years of experience in supplying residential and business customers across the state to extend its electricity service to the PECO area.
The Direct Energy electricity deal:
- 12-month guaranteed fixed-price electricity at $0.0942 per kWh
- No cancellation fee
- Senior citizens and military personnel will receive a discounted rate of $0.0922 per kWh
- Free furnace and air conditioning tune-up and safety check for the first 1,000 customers who enroll worth up to $ 300*
"We believe that customers should have a choice when it comes to their electricity supplier. With rate caps lifted, it allows for a level playing field for other electricity suppliers to offer customers a competitive price. Consumers like to shop around for great deals for their home, whether it’s buying a new TV or finding the right cell-phone or cable package. Now, thanks to the legislative and regulatory support for competition in the energy market across the state, electricity customers in the
Direct Energy is committed to providing competitive pricing and innovative products to help people manage their energy needs. Together with its home services company, One-Hour Heating and Air Conditioning® and our franchise partners in
According to the Department of Energy, heating and cooling account for 43 percent of a typical home’s energy costs. Combining proper equipment maintenance with other efficiency measures can cut consumers’ heating- and cooling-related energy usage by 20 percent or more.**
The company already has a strong and committed presence in
For more information on the benefits and the value of Comfort Club membership with One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating – check out www.onehourheatandair.com
About Direct Energy
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About One Hour’s Comfort Club Membership
Membership of the One Hour “Comfort Club” gives heating and cooling security for your home.
It is designed to protect the lifespan of your heating and air conditioning system investment, while ensuring your system is running efficiently. Membership includes one precision tune-up, professional cleaning and rejuvenation of your furnace and air conditioner, plus one safety check for each. In the unfortunate circumstances that your equipment does break down, members will also benefit from “Breakdown-Free Guarantee” – meaning that if the system breaks down we will provide you with a 20% discount on all repairs. In addition as a Comfort Club member you will be given priority to make sure we can get a technician out to your home as soon as possible.
*Retail market prices for membership of One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating - Comfort Club range between $199 up to $300 depending on the type of equipment in the home.
**As cited on the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency website at www.energysavers.gov/tips/heating_cooling.cfm
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