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.
Laundry day may not be your favorite day of the week, but by following these six tips, it can be an opportunity to save some cash. Wash your clothes in cold water and use cold-water detergents. Unless the stains on your clothes are oil-based, warm or cool water in your washing machine will do just… Continue reading.
The Heartland REMC office will be closed on Dec. 24-25, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 for the holidays. Our online and app payment system will be down for maintenance from Dec. 30 at 11 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. on Jan. 1.
2020 has been, without a doubt, an unusual year for all of us. As we look toward the end of the year, one thing that we can always count on is the joy of the holiday season. One of my greatest joys is holiday decorating. If you are like me and are looking to refresh… Continue reading.
This holiday season, while preparing for the fun that comes from the enjoyable winter holidays, you also can prepare for the higher bills caused by the Wastes of Energy Past, Present, and Future. By overcoming these energy phantoms, you can make amends for past wasted energy and prevent them from taking more from your wallet… Continue reading.
The most wonderful time of the year can also be the most stressful — particularly when it comes to keeping your kids safe through parties, presents, travel and meals. Follow these tips to protect your little ones during this holiday season. Electronic gifts About 70 percent of child-related electrical accidents occur at home when adult… Continue reading.
What do you give to the people on your gift list who already seem to have everything? How about some peace of mind? Here are some gift ideas that just might help your family and friends prepare for the unexpected. A smoke detector with extra batteries Five-pound fire extinguishers for the kitchen and bedrooms A… Continue reading.
You empty the ashes and sweep your fireplace after every use to keep it safe and looking nice. But is it ready for Santa? Your fireplace isn’t really clean until you remove what you can’t see: the creosote, soot, ashes, dust, leaves and even birds that are stuck in the flue and chimney. Unless you… Continue reading.
Wood-burning fireplaces are charming and romantic, but they’re among the most energy-inefficient devices in a home. Keep yours from sucking the heat out of your home and the money out of your wallet. Close the dampers whenever you’re not burning a fire. Fireplaces can exhaust as much as 24,000 cubic feet of air per hour… Continue reading.
Over the years, you’ve probably heard or read about Heartland REMC’s concern for our community. This is one of the core principles that sets cooperatives apart from other types of utilities and businesses. We’ve always taken this mission and responsibility to heart. It’s who we are as a co-op. Over the past few months, like… Continue reading.
Ah, the kitchen. It’s undeniably one of the most-loved rooms in our homes. It’s where we gather with family and friends for our favorite meals and memories. But like most of us, you probably aren’t thinking about saving energy when you’re planning that perfect dish. Here are four ways you can save energy in the… Continue reading.
People updating their homes and replacing outdated HVAC systems are more frequently considering mini split heat pumps. This newer technology provides more flexibility and energy efficiency compared to many other options. Our Power Moves team has received four times as many mini and multi split system rebates this year compared to this time in 2019…. Continue reading.