Ask the energy advisor
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.
Meet Your Director Candidates
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.
Promoting native wildlife
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.
Spraying for safety and reliability
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.