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.
From the morning shower to a final sip before slumber, people use a lot of water during the day — we need it to survive, after all — often without considering the costs circling down the drain with it. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that heating water accounts for about 18 percent of your… Continue reading.
The sweltering summer heat can mean diving into your swimming pool — and high diving deep into energy costs. With temperatures starting to rise, you may be eyeing the swimming pool to help cool you off this summer. If you have a pool at your home, you likely are not yearning as much for those… Continue reading.
May is National Electrical Safety Month, and here at Heartland REMC, we think it’s a great time to look around your home and check for potential safety hazards. Remember, every electrical device has a purpose and a service lifespan. While we can extend their operations with maintenance and care, none of them are designed to… Continue reading.
Summer is just around the corner, and as the weather gets warmer we are all looking to spend more time outside. For some of our members, that means opening up the backyard pool. While I hope everything goes smoothly when opening your pools this spring, if the situation arises where you would need a new… Continue reading.
As any good baseball team brings in a new pitcher in crunch time to close out the game, you also can make upgrades to your home to improve its energy performance when and where it counts to earn the save! Many options are available that can improve your home’s comfort while reducing long-term energy use… Continue reading.
Heartland REMC will again this year offer scholarships to financially assist students of REMC members. At this year’s Annual Meeting – scheduled for Saturday, June 22 – the names of 20 eligible winners will be drawn at random and announced near the close of the co-op’s business meeting. Under the guidelines, winning students will receive… Continue reading.
Did you know that members served by Heartland REMC are able to enjoy the use of green energy without the costs and complications of rooftop or ground-mounted solar panels? Thanks to the Co-op Solar Program by Heartland REMC in partnership with Wabash Valley Power, Heartland REMC’s not-for-profit wholesale power provider. Under the Co-op Solar program,… Continue reading.
Don’t let the Ghost of Christmas Presents Past haunt you 24/7 With the holidays over, we are all attempting to get back to normal. That normal could be different now when it comes to your electric consumption depending on how many new toys/ devices are in the home. Holiday presents in the 21st century have… Continue reading.