LaGrange County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in LaGrange, Indiana. As a cooperative, LaGrange County 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.
When discussing “cool” runnings, I’m not referring to the 1993 movie with John Candy (as great as it is). I want to talk about the “cool” runnings of air conditioners and heat pumps. There are two things I want you to keep in mind: the first is efficiency and the second is maintenance. When most… Continue reading.
If your business, home or farm is being readied for renovation, call Energy Advisor Jake Taylor first, to help save you money.
At the LaGrange County REMC Annual Meeting on June 8, you have the opportunity to vote for your board of directors. This year includes one contested race in District 3 and three uncontested races for incumbents in District 5, 6 and 7. Here are your candidates: District 3 Tony Bontrager, who was recently appointed as… Continue reading.
People usually think about planting trees or growing plants to help the environment, but for Pine Knob County Park, the eradication of invasive honeysuckle will mean the return of native plants and wildlife. The project, headed by the LaGrange County Parks Department, is being funded through an EnviroWatts® grant recently awarded by LaGrange County REMC… Continue reading.
The rapid growth of foliage with rising spring temperatures can cause real problems for electric cooperatives like LaGrange County REMC. Years of experience and study have proven the safest and most efficient way to maintain power line rights-of-way is through careful use of herbicides. Controlling more than 600 miles of lines and poles from high-growth… 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.
LaGrange County REMC Annual Meeting Saturday, June 8 Board of directors election, food, entertainment and more! LaGrange County REMC1995 E. U.S. 20, LaGrange
National studies consistently rank power line installers and repairers among the most dangerous jobs in the country, and for good reason. Laboring high in the air wearing bulky safety gear and working directly with high voltage creates the perfect storm of a dangerous and unforgiving profession. But electric lineworkers are up to the task. These… Continue reading.
Most people know upgrading your lighting fixtures to LEDs is a simple way to become more energy efficient. When it’s done throughout an entire elementary school, not to mention the largest in the district, it adds up to a lot of future savings, as well as an immediate cash rebate. Meadowview Elementary School, part of… Continue reading.
Earth Day, held on April 22, aims to shine a light on the environment and the steps we can take to protect it. But did you know? • April 22 was originally chosen to coincide with college students’ schedules, between spring break and final exams. • Earth Day is now celebrated by more than 180… Continue reading.