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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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Worth the wait: A guide to getting connected

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Posted on Nov 10, 2022 in Heartland REMC

Unlimited high-speed fiber internet can be a game changer! It can make working from home, taking online classes, buying groceries and streaming TV easier. It can help your business grow and even increase the value of your home.  That’s why Heartland REMC and TWN Communications are working hard to bring fast, reliable fiber broadband to… Continue reading.

Not all air filters are created equal

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Posted on Nov 04, 2022 in Heartland REMC

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 including, but not limited to: Presence of pets that shed Amount of carpeted… Continue reading.

Camping Watt?

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Posted on Oct 31, 2022 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

The falling autumn leaves will soon give way to falling snowflakes and carolers singing our way into the holiday season. While it may seem like an odd time to plan outdoor getaways, it’s the right time for gifts that will help avid campers get ahead! Technology has led to some unique possibilities offering comfort (and… Continue reading.

10 secrets of baking pros

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Posted on Oct 30, 2022 in Features, Heartland REMC

Make a list of the recipes you plan to make, noting all the ingredients you’ll need and how much. Then translate that into packaging terms. Example:7 cups of butter = 14 sticks. Buy 4 packages.6 cups of sugar = 3 pounds. Buy a 5-pound bag.12 cups of flour. Each cup is about 4.5 ounces so… Continue reading.

Get energy treats (and avoid getting tricked!) this October

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Posted on Sep 29, 2022 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

This October, you should be treated by ghoulish figures visiting on Halloween — not tricked by unexpectedly high energy costs.  Every fall, people enjoy the milder temperatures while preparing for the coming Midwestern winter. Make sure you’re treating yourself to energy savings by making the right upgrades. Even small home improvements can lead to long-term… Continue reading.

The power of preparation

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Posted on Sep 05, 2022 in Heartland REMC

With severe weather events occurring more often, it makes sense to be prepared. During a prolonged power outage or other emergency, this means having enough food, water and supplies to last at least a few days.  In honor of National Preparedness Month in September, Heartland REMC reminds members of our community about the power of… Continue reading.

How to smoothly switch internet providers

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Posted on Sep 05, 2022 in Heartland REMC

As high-speed fiber internet from TWN becomes available to more HREMC households, maybe you’re considering the switch. With speeds up to 1 Gbps, unlimited data, and a reliable, secure connection, there’s no reason not to choose TWN Communications as your internet provider. While it may seem like a daunting task, switching providers doesn’t have to… Continue reading.

Building a Power Moves Home leads to new considerations and savings

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Posted on Aug 31, 2022 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

Co-op members building their “forever” homes enjoy choosing new home options — from flooring to cabinets to paint colors. Those members can also work with their local electric cooperative to build a Power Moves® Home. Houses built to the Power Moves Home standard are on average at least 20% more energy efficient than a traditional… Continue reading.

Back to school

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Posted on Aug 07, 2022 in Heartland REMC

It’s a new school year and kids of all ages are getting ready for a fresh year of learning! From kindergarten through college, students attend school to gain knowledge about a broad variety of subjects and learn new skills that will prepare them for the future. In a similar vein, Heartland REMC is continually learning… Continue reading.

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