What is on a nameplate?

What is on a nameplate?

How to pick appliances by calculating how much energy they will use Are you considering buying a new electrical appliance? All appliances, including refrigerators, air conditioners, electric motors, and portable electric heaters, have one commonality — they have a...

SDI La Farga receives $11,600 lighting rebate from PPEC

Co-op contributes to cost of LED lighting upgrades for Indiana copper recycler   Replacing old metal hallide lights with energy-efficient LED lights isn’t cheap – especially not in an 87,000-square-foot industrial facility. But thanks to Paulding Putnam Electric...
Prepare Your Car for the Winter Weather

Prepare Your Car for the Winter Weather

  As it continues to get cold in January, February and March, there are some simple ways to prepare your car for the weather. You never know what can happen during the winter as black ice or drifting snow comes out of no where sometimes. Then what do you do?! If...
4 Simple Tips for Holiday Energy Savings

4 Simple Tips for Holiday Energy Savings

The holidays are the busiest time of year and we tend to loose track of what is going on and how to save money. PPEC Energy Advisor Peter Niagu has 4 simple tips to keep in mind this holiday season.  Use LED Christmas Lights LED lights use less electricity than...
Heating and Cooling Your Home without Blowing your Budget

Heating and Cooling Your Home without Blowing your Budget

If baseboard heaters and window AC units are driving up household electric bills, mini-split ductless heat pumps might be a good answer. The pumps can heat efficiently even when winter temperatures drop below freezing, and they are an economical and energy-efficient...
Holiday Lighting

Holiday Lighting

Safety first. If your lights are ground mounted or can be installed standing on the floor or ground, you can skip ahead. However, since most decorations involve some installation at height, you need to do the following: Have a ground crew (one or two people) to steady...

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