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See the clear perspective on windows

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Posted on Feb 23, 2024 in Energy

By Jake Eslinger Many people grumble in the winter that their windows make frigid frozen air feel at home in their house. Some may think that replacements are the answer to energy savings. Yet it’s important to see the complete picture. The moving truth In most circumstances, upgrading windows will not automatically rush in energy cost… Continue reading.

Spring into safety on the farm

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Posted on Feb 23, 2024 in Safety

It’s planting season for many of Indiana’s roughly 94,000 farmers. While you prepare to plant the crops that keep the world fed, Indiana Electric Cooperatives reminds you to keep electrical safety in mind. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 62 farm workers are electrocuted each year in the U.S…. Continue reading.

Front row to a celestial show

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Posted on Feb 23, 2024 in Features

By Richard G. Biever  Last October, Tim and Heather Jarboe booked a campsite at Spring Mill State Park. The dates, April 5-9, are not primo times for catching even blooming redbuds and dogwoods in Indiana. But the couple from Athens, Georgia, is coming for a different display of nature. They reserved their front-row seat to… Continue reading.

Gerlach recognized for distinguished service

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Posted on Feb 18, 2024 in Carroll White REMC

Carroll White REMC and IEC board member Gary Gerlach was honored by close friend and IEC Board President Steve McMichael with the first ever IEC Distinguished Director Service Award. McMichael said that Gerlach exemplifies the 3E’s (Engaged, Equipped, and Educated) as well as the Seven Cooperative Principles.

Tipmont grants: A little change goes a long way

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Posted on Jan 21, 2024 in Tipmont

When you add a few cents to your energy bill, you flip the switch to improve lives and communities.  In October 2023, Tipmont distributed more than $17,000 in grants from its Operation Round Up and EnviroWatts programs. These grants funded building upgrades, high school band trailer improvements, preservation of public green spaces, emergency and maternal… Continue reading.