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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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Know what’s below

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Posted on Apr 05, 2023 in Heartland REMC

Before you can enjoy reliable, high-speed fiber internet from TWN, our crews must complete several steps to make sure your property is fiber-ready. After building the network foundation and fiber backbone in your zone, TWN crews will begin to work in different areas to install fiber drops to homes and businesses. Basically, this is where… Continue reading.

Residential geothermal units explained

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Posted on Apr 05, 2023 in Heartland REMC

Are you looking to install a new heating/cooling system this year? There are many options from which to choose; however, if you are looking for the best return on investment and the highest efficiency, you may want to talk to your installer about a geothermal unit.  Geothermal units are a great way to heat and… Continue reading.

Heartland REMC appoints Colt Burnau as new CEO

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Posted on Mar 03, 2023 in Heartland REMC

Heartland REMC’s Board of Directors announced today that Colt Burnau has been appointed the new chief executive officer (CEO). An experienced cooperative employee, Burnau currently serves as the VP of engineering and operations at Heartland REMC and has held several positions with Heartland REMC over the last 18 years. Burnau will assume his new role… Continue reading.

How to get started with residential solar

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Posted on Mar 03, 2023 in Heartland REMC

By Garrett Keiser Residential solar installations have boomed not only in our area but around the country in the past few years. The price of solar equipment has finally reached a point where it has become more readily accessible for the average residential home. Along with this, solar installation companies have been popping up all… Continue reading.

Plan to a ‘T’

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Posted on Feb 24, 2023 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Jay County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

In addition to bringing you pleasure, your garden can help save you energy — or even provide you energy if you grow a vegetable garden. Smart planning in advance can help you create an energy-efficient garden that will last all season long. Take advantage of rain barrels A rain barrel can save you a significant… Continue reading.

Please make room for roadside crews

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Posted on Feb 19, 2023 in Heartland REMC

When the power goes out, so do Heartland REMC’s line crews. Lineworkers are the first to respond after an outage occurs, and they work tirelessly to restore power to the communities we serve.  If you’re traveling and see one of our crews on the side of the road, we kindly ask that you move over… Continue reading.

Construction begins in Servia: fiber internet coming soon

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Posted on Feb 19, 2023 in Heartland REMC

Exciting news! As the fiber broadband project continues to move forward, construction is now underway in the Servia area.  With main line construction in full swing, residents and businesses in this zone could be enjoying fast, reliable fiber internet from TWN Communications as soon as this spring. The newest area that will be providing fiber-to-the-home, Servia,… Continue reading.

Icicles can impact your idyllic winter – and lead to serious issues

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Posted on Jan 31, 2023 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Jay County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Icicles dangling from your home’s gutters may be a sign that problems are about to gush in. Many people think of icicles as one of winter’s picturesque images. If your roof faces the south, you may even see icicles forming during the day as the sun melts the snow. Yet icicles elsewhere on the roof, or… Continue reading.

Energy-saving ideas for your home

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Posted on Jan 28, 2023 in Features, Heartland REMC

Small steps can add up to significant reductions in electricity use — which will also help you save on your electric bill. These five ideas are simple to implement but will lead to energy conservation and cost reduction down the line. Switch to LED lighting Traditional incandescent bulbs consume a good deal of electricity and… Continue reading.

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