Heartland REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in northeastern Indiana. As a cooperative, Heartland REMC follows seven core principles that are universal to cooperatives worldwide. Among those principles is one stressing education, training and information. Indiana Connection, a monthly magazine published especially for Indiana’s electric cooperative members, is one way the REMC informs and educates its members. Indiana Connection is available not only in a print format, but as an electronic publication for those who prefer getting their information on their electronic devices.
This holiday season you’ll probably see lots of advertising for “smart” home this and “smart” home that. Commercials will highlight gadgets that make your life better because they make your home so dang smart. Rather than make promises about how “smart” these devices are, let’s talk about how they can be more helpful in your… Continue reading.
When you think of October, pumpkins, Halloween and beautiful fall foliage naturally come to mind. But October is notable for another reason – it’s National Co-op Month! This is the time of year when cooperatives across the country, including Heartland REMC, celebrate who we are and more importantly, the members we serve. Cooperatives are different… Continue reading.
The board of trustees for Operation Round Up, a community service program of Heartland REMC, recently approved six grants totalling $6,000. The approved grants were awarded to: • Roanoke Volunteer Fire Department for communications equipment, $2,000; • Lagro Volunteer Fire Department for S.C.B.A. Tanks, $2,000; • Manchester Early Learning Center for equipment upgrades, $500; • Cancer Services of Northeast… Continue reading.
By Garrett Keiser Forced air heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems require effective air filtration for optimum energy efficiency, maintaining clean(ish) ductwork and good indoor air quality. Air filters should be changed regularly. How often they need changing depends upon a number of factors (see graphic below). There are more choices of filters than… Continue reading.
October is National Cooperative Month, and you can celebrate by checking out some of the unique opportunities that your local electric co-op offers through its Power Moves® program. As you may know, we at Wabash Valley Power are a generation and transmission cooperative created by and composed of our member co-ops. We partner with all… Continue reading.
By Anne Prince It’s your worst-case scenario. A major storm was predicted and this time, the predictions were right. Many power lines are down, and your electricity may be out for several days. You are low on everything — food, pet supplies, toilet paper, batteries, diapers and your medication. Imagine how you would feel in… Continue reading.