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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.

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Bye, bye, rotten refrigerator

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Posted on Feb 23, 2022 in Features, Heartland REMC

If you have leftovers from last Tuesday lurking in your refrigerator, now’s the time to pull on your latex kitchen gloves and clean them out. You could be putting your family at risk for food poisoning should somebody decide to snack on the smelly scraps. It’s true a refrigerator operates more efficiently when fully stocked…. Continue reading.

5 reasons we love serving our members

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Posted on Feb 05, 2022 in Heartland REMC

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s packed with special observances. Besides Presidents Day, Black History Month and Valentine’s Day, there are a host of unofficial “national” days you’ve probably never heard of like National Tater Tot Day (which is celebrated on Feb. 2 each year). All these observances have something… Continue reading.

There’s more to TWN than great internet

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Posted on Feb 05, 2022 in Heartland REMC

By now you know that TWN Communications and Heartland REMC are bringing fast, reliable fiber internet to your neighborhood. But did you know that TWN offers digital phone and TV streaming services too? That’s right. Now you can enjoy all your digital activities with ease. Bundle your services for a connection you can count on… Continue reading.

Four tips for winter safety

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Posted on Feb 05, 2022 in Heartland REMC

Winter months bring increased fire risks and electrical safety hazards. During the coldest months, consumers use additional electrical devices and appliances, like space heaters, electric blankets and portable generators.  Safeguard your loved ones and your home with these electrical safety tips from the Electrical Safety Foundation International.  Don’t overload outlets. Avoid using extension cords or… Continue reading.

Generator safety tips

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Posted on Feb 05, 2022 in Heartland REMC

Never connect a standby generator into your home’s electrical system. There are only two safe ways to connect a standby generator to your equipment.  Stationary Generator — An approved generator transfer switch, which keeps your house circuits separate from the electric co-op, should be installed by a professional.  Portable Generator — Plug appliances directly into… Continue reading.

Are portable space heaters efficient?

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Posted on Feb 05, 2022 in Heartland REMC

Small space heaters are meant to do exactly as their name says: heat a small space. But unfortunately, many people use portable space heaters to heat their entire home, which can really take a toll on your energy bills. The truth is, whether you should use space heaters really depends on your home’s efficiency and… Continue reading.

Get more green to go green

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Posted on Jan 26, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Warren County REMC

It now pays more than ever – literally – to consider installing a closed loop geothermal system to heat and cool your home. The Power Moves® rebate for closed loop geothermal systems has increased to $2,000 for 2022. The rebate is for closed loop geothermal heat pumps installed in new homes or in existing homes… Continue reading.

4 Steps to Fiber Internet Service

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Posted on Jan 08, 2022 in Heartland REMC

You’ve signed the Underground Agreement, now what?  Before you can enjoy the fastest internet available, several steps must be completed. Heartland REMC and TWN Communications are working hard to get you connected as quickly as possible; however, each step in the construction process takes time. We know it’s hard to wait for great internet and… Continue reading.

22 Ways to Save Energy and Money

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Posted on Dec 26, 2021 in Features, Heartland REMC

Multi-tasking  while working from home? Be sure to turn off your computer if you’re away from for more than two hours. Turn off the monitor if you’re taking  a computer break for more than 20 minutes. Plug all monitors, printers, scanners, routers and other accessories into a good-quality surge protector so you can  turn them all… Continue reading.

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