Electricity is such a necessity that some people — especially those who rely on electricity for life-sustaining devices — keep a portable generator on hand in case the power goes out. Generators are useful as a backup power source during …Read More.
Monthly Archives: January 2015
When winter arrives, Hoosiers are never sure of what to expect. Indiana winters include everything from heavy snows, to freezing rain, to ice storms — and sometimes, all of those in a single day. All of those forms of winter …Read More.
When the power goes out, having a generator means that you can continue to have heat, light, and many of the other conveniences we’ve come to enjoy. But there’s a darker side to generators that many people fail to consider. …Read More.
The holidays may be the most joyous time of year, but statistics show that they’re also the most potentially dangerous time for home fires and injuries. Christmas trees and other decorations are a major cause of both fires and injuries, …Read More.
Decorating makes your home even more beautiful during this festive time of year. Decorating safely will help you make sure your home is in good shape for many holiday seasons to come, notes Rick Coons, CEO at Indiana Electric Cooperatives …Read More.
It’s one of the most commonly used electrical products in Indiana homes and workplaces. In fact, most people don’t give it a second thought. But just because extension cords appear to be simple doesn’t mean they can’t be dangerous, cautions …Read More.
Is your home and its electrical service safely ready for winter? The best time to find out is long before the temperature drops, suggests Rick Coons, CEO at Indiana Electric Cooperatives. “Taking a little time to winterize your home and …Read More.
When we think about the lighting in our homes, we tend to focus on the convenience. But beyond turning the night into time we can use, lighting can also have a significant impact on the safety of local homes, reminds …Read More.
Whether it’s your workshop, a storage facility, or simply the place your car spends the night, a garage is a favorite feature of many homes. Garages have come a long way from the shed-like buildings of a couple generations ago. …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives recognized 10 Indiana legislators for their leadership and support of issues and policies important to Indiana’s electric cooperatives. The ‘Champion of Indiana’s Electric Cooperatives’ award honors lawmakers who demonstrate leadership and steadfast support for electric cooperative legislative …Read More.