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2020
November
23,
2020
| 09:17 AM America/New_York
The kitchen is where people often gather with friends and family for enjoying meals and memories. When you’re making the perfect dish, you can also keep saving energy in mind with these tips.When possible, cook with smaller appliances. Using smaller ...
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October
23,
2020
| 11:40 AM America/New_York
Decreased demand for electricity during the winter enables Jackson EMC to pass savings along to you through lower electric rates. Winter rates begin in October and continue through April. Standard Residential Rate* Service Charge: $23 per mon...
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August
13,
2020
| 14:50 PM America/New_York
When you’re away from home, do you leave lights and ceiling fans turned on for a beloved dog or cat? If so, you could be potentially using more energy necessary to keep your pets comfy. Keeping your dog or cat comfortable and entertained when you’...
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August
13,
2020
| 14:47 PM America/New_York
Are you planning energy efficient improvements for your home? As a member of Jackson EMC, you may qualify for the cooperative’s HomePlus Loan program. The low-interest loan program allows members to finance up to $7,500 for 36 or 60 months for ene...
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July
14,
2020
| 08:09 AM America/New_York
Heating and cooling costs account for around half of your energy bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. To reduce your energy use, and in turn, save money, consider making the switch to a programmable thermostat. With the right thermostat ...
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June
18,
2020
| 13:36 PM America/New_York
Changing your heating and air system’s filters can be easy to forget because they’re out-of-sight, out-of-mind. By the time you remember they’re due for a change, you may not have any on hand at home. If you’re like me, when you’re shopping, air filt...
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June
16,
2020
| 10:35 AM America/New_York
Using energy efficient products can help you lower your electric bill. Did you know that Jackson EMC offers rebates to help you purchase certain energy efficient products?  When you use energy efficient technologies, the amount of electricity we n...
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June
04,
2020
| 09:13 AM America/New_York
Longer days and warmer weather often bring increased energy use. As temperatures rise, Jackson EMC offers some easy solutions for saving energy in the summer.   Set your thermostat to 78 degrees. Jackson EMC recommends keeping your home’s thermost...
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June
03,
2020
| 14:04 PM America/New_York
It’s a phrase that points to trouble: Saying someone is in “hot water.” Whether it’s that person’s fault or not, the phrase usually implies someone is likely to be punished or has a price to pay, as they say. As far as idioms go, you most certainly d...
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May
27,
2020
| 13:42 PM America/New_York
When the summer months hit, people typically use more electricity to cool their houses and businesses. For Jackson EMC members, the cost of electricity in the summer is among the lowest in the state, according to the Georgia Public Service Commiss...
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May
11,
2020
| 14:12 PM America/New_York
Working from home can often lead to increased energy use. If you're spending more time at home than in the office, Jackson EMC offers these easy, energy efficient steps that can decrease energy use and, in return, help you save money.  Practice te...
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March
10,
2020
| 11:13 AM America/New_York
Making small changes to when you use energy could help you save on your electric bill. And with Jackson EMC’s Time-of-Use rates, your commitment to energy conservation can go a long way to trimming your energy costs. By signing up for Jackson EMC’...
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February
04,
2020
| 16:48 PM America/New_York
After learning more about surge protectors, I recently gave each of my kids a surge protector. My children are grown. Maybe they already have their key electronics plugged into surge protectors. Maybe they know the difference between power strips ...
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January
14,
2020
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
When the temperature outside begins to drop, keeping your home warm and comfortable can become more challenging. With a few simple steps, you can save energy – and money – on your electric bill this winter. Use the sun’s radiant heat by opening ...
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January
14,
2020
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
Want to learn more about your energy use? View your energy use with the tools on MyJacksonEMC, a website and mobile app for Jackson EMC members. The tools in MyJacksonEMC allow you to compare your energy use to daily weather temperatures. Typicall...
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January
14,
2020
| 10:29 AM America/New_York
Get home improvement ideas and save. The new year is a great time of year to plan for home improvement projects. The North Atlanta Home Show offers hundreds of home improvement experts and products under one roof for planning your next projects. ...
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2019
December
16,
2019
| 12:24 PM America/New_York
Looking for a contractor for energy efficiency upgrades or repairs? Jackson EMC’s contractor network connects members with qualified contractors to make weatherization, insulation and HVAC improvements. To be part of the cooperative’s contracto...
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November
19,
2019
| 10:53 AM America/New_York
My parents taught me how to balance a checkbook and maintain a budget. I can’t imagine getting through life without those skills. My daddy grew up during the Great Depression and monitored every dime he spent, ensuring his life was absent of finan...
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November
13,
2019
| 11:25 AM America/New_York
When you use LED lights to decorate for the holidays, you can save energy. Compared to standard incandescent lights, using ENERGY STAR®-rated LED lights are 70% more energy efficient and last 10 times longer, according to the U.S. Department of Energ...
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October
17,
2019
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Decreased demand for electricity during the winter enables Jackson EMC to pass savings along to you through lower electric rates. Winter rates begin in October and continue through April.   Winter Rates in Effect: Standard Residential Rate* ...
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October
11,
2019
| 15:54 PM America/New_York
The month of October may be my favorite. Fall is in the air. Days in Georgia are still relatively warm, but nights are cool. Leaves change colors, producing free roadside art at every turn. And, of course, there’s Halloween, the spookiest day of the ...
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September
24,
2019
| 08:05 AM America/New_York
I hate going to the doctor. I probably picked that up from my dad, who preferred to bite down on a dime rather than visit a physician. I’m the same, and nowadays, with health information as near as a computer or cellphone, I can type in my symptom...
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September
04,
2019
| 09:47 AM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. September 4, 2019) – Jackson EMC has released 84 contractors to help with the anticipated power restoration efforts in North Carolina from the approaching Hurricane Dorian. The contractors will be assisting Brunswick Electric Membe...
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August
16,
2019
| 08:29 AM America/New_York
Make it a date night – or a night with friends – and enjoy tasting food from some of the best local restaurants at this year’s Good Taste Gwinnett, an event powered by Jackson EMC. This cooking showcase on October 17 allows guests to sample small ...
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August
14,
2019
| 16:35 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. August 14, 2019) – Jackson EMC experienced its highest summer demand for electricity in 10 years on Tuesday, setting a peak demand record between 4-5 p.m. The new record came as the heat index climbed above 100 degrees in recent days ...
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July
26,
2019
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
I’m all about energy efficiency. I adhere to the “Golden Rule of the Thermostat” by keeping my home’s thermostat set at 78 degrees in the summer and 68 degrees in the winter to save energy. I turn lights and fans off when exiting a room, and I ...
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June
14,
2019
| 09:39 AM America/New_York
Using energy efficient products can help you lower your monthly energy bill. Jackson EMC offers rebates to members to help pay for the replacement of certain energy efficient products. When you use energy efficient technologies, the amount of elec...
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June
14,
2019
| 09:38 AM America/New_York
Whether you rent or own your home, anyone can take steps to save money on their electric bill.  For renters, it may be difficult to make major energy efficiency improvements – like replacing a heat pump or water heater – when you don’t have contro...
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May
24,
2019
| 16:40 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. May 24, 2019) – As temperatures climb into the 90s, Jackson Electric Membership Corporation encourages members to reduce energy use where possible to save money. When temperatures outside are high, heat pumps must work overtime to kee...
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May
23,
2019
| 11:25 AM America/New_York
I became a fan of Ty Pennington in 2010 when he brought “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” to Georgia to renovate the home of a couple who lived near me. It touched me to realize the difference that renovation would make in the lives of their wheelchai...
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