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Upcoming Dates & Deadlines

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Posted on Jan 31, 2023 in Boone REMC

Feb. 14Registration deadline for Member Advisory Committee meeting about electric vehicles. Sign up to attend at bit.ly/Feb2023MAC. Feb. 15First quarter deadline for Operation Round Up grant applications. Find more information at bremc.com/resources/community.  Feb. 22Petition packets for the 2023 board of directors’ election are due by 4:30 p.m. More information is available by visiting bremc.com and searching…

Is your contact information up to date?

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Posted on Jan 31, 2023 in Boone REMC

Because your contact information is our connection to you, it is important that we have the most up-to-date phone numbers and email address listed on your account. You might not have a landline anymore, but we could still have it listed as the primary number on your account. Having accurate information allows us to get…

Smart thermostats offer convenience, savings

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Posted on Jan 31, 2023 in Boone REMC

The popularity of smart thermostats is largely due to the energy savings and convenience they provide with cool features such as self-programming and remote control. Today’s models offer a variety of advanced features that can make your life more convenient, comfortable and efficient. Here’s a rundown of some of their features. Remote room sensors Some…

Earn $50 for enrolling in Wi-Fi thermostat program

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Posted on Jan 31, 2023 in Boone REMC

Do you have a Wi-Fi thermostat or are you considering purchasing one? You could earn $50 for enrolling in our new demand response program, and a yearly $25 incentive for participating!  When summer temperatures climb, demand for electricity increases and can cause strain on the grid.  The PowerShift program is designed to help reduce energy… Continue reading.

Learn about Electric Vehicles at Member Advisory Committee Meeting

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Posted on Jan 31, 2023 in Boone REMC

Our next Member Advisory Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 21 at The Palomino. Guest speakers will share more about electric vehicles. Attendees will have an opportunity to check out a Ford F-150 Lightning and a Ford Mustang Mach-E.  Appetizers will be provided beginning at 6 p.m., and the presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m…. Continue reading.

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More than $15K Awarded in Operation Round Up Grants

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Posted on Jan 31, 2023 in Boone REMC

Boone REMC’s Operation Round Up board of trustees recently awarded the following grants: Operation Round Up is a voluntary program for which Boone REMC members allow their electric bills to be rounded up to the next whole dollar. Those extra cents are put into an independent, 501(c)3 trust and disbursed through a grant process. An… Continue reading.

Product Recalls: February 2023

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Posted on Jan 28, 2023 in Product Recalls

Samsung recalls top-load washing machines Samsung has recalled several models of its top-load washers with super speed wash. The washing machines can short-circuit and overheat, posing a fire hazard. Samsung has received 51 reports of smoking, melting, overheating or fire involving the washers; 10 of which resulted in property damage. Three consumers have reported injuries… Continue reading.

Three Rs for adult getaways

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Posted on Jan 28, 2023 in General

Valentine’s Day falls perfectly between the year-end holidays and spring break, which is usually still a month or so away. In the deadest of winter, Valentine’s Day is a shining moment that gives everyone from harried parents to budding couples a chance for some rest and romantic relaxation. Whether you live in the northern or… Continue reading.

Get organized with these clever hacks

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Posted on Jan 28, 2023 in Features

Cluttered countertops and overflowing cabinet drawers can put a damper on your home, so it’s worth taking the time to find organizational solutions that work. You can help streamline your space and keep everything you need in easy reach with these simple tips. Plus, think of all the time you’ll save once you no longer… Continue reading.

Five tips for nailing home remodeling projects

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Posted on Jan 28, 2023 in Features

Thinking of starting a new DIY or home remodeling project? Before you begin, here are some quick tips and tricks to keep in mind to make your work go as smoothly and successfully as possible. Keep it simple It’s a good idea to set realistic targets for what you’d like to accomplish. If you’re a… Continue reading.

Energy-saving ideas for your home

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Posted on Jan 28, 2023 in Features

Small steps can add up to significant reductions in electricity use — which will also help you save on your electric bill. These five ideas are simple to implement but will lead to energy conservation and cost reduction down the line. Switch to LED lighting Traditional incandescent bulbs consume a good deal of electricity and…

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