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2021
April
16,
2021
| 11:36 AM America/New_York
For almost 30 years, ENERGY STAR©-certified appliances and electronics have offered homeowners a great way to reduce energy use and save on power bills. But how do you know which ENERGY STAR product is right for you?Consider how you use appliances to...
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March
23,
2021
| 13:19 PM America/New_York
The best way to optimize your home’s energy efficiency and set you on the path to lower energy bills is to perform a home energy evaluation. Jackson EMC offers home energy evaluations with our representatives using state-of-the-art equipment to diagn...
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March
19,
2021
| 08:48 AM America/New_York
Three solar facilities that provide renewable energy to Jackson EMC have been completed, according to Green Power EMC, the renewable energy provider for 38 electric cooperatives in Georgia. With the completion of the facilities, 200-megawatts of sola...
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January
14,
2021
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
Electric Vehicles – also known as EVs – are gaining momentum as an option for vehicle buyers. From a Chevy Bolt to a Tesla Model 3, EVs are coming in more shapes, sizes and price points.And with more options in the marketplace, more vehicle owners ma...
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2020
December
07,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
At Jackson EMC Marketplace – our online store offering energy efficient products – you can find deals on smart thermostats, lighting, smart home products, and products to improve your home’s air quality and water efficiency. Plus, Jackson EMC members...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:17 AM America/New_York
Getting electricity to your home or business is a partnership. Jackson EMC supplies the wires that connect to your building and you’re responsible for the elements that bring the power inside. This may be important if equipment is damaged during a st...
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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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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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2019
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
15,
2019
| 10:02 AM America/New_York
When temperatures rise in the summer, the demand for electricity to keep homes and businesses comfortable also rises, along with costs for providers to generate electricity. But, for Jackson EMC members, the cost of electricity in the summer  is a...
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March
18,
2019
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
Parents may understand that saving energy is a part of managing a household budget. But, kids? Most likely, they need some help. The good news is that teaching kids about energy efficiency can be fun. By making energy-saving steps entertaining for...
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February
13,
2019
| 12:32 PM America/New_York
Traditional incandescent lightbulbs are making way for more energy efficient options, like light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs. LEDs use only 20-25 percent of the energy of traditional incandescent bulbs and last 15 to 25 times longer, according to Ener...
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2018
May
10,
2018
| 08:28 AM America/New_York
When the summer months hit, Jackson EMC members typically use more electricity to cool their houses and businesses. But, take heart: You’ll spend fewer energy dollars than most households in Georgia. Higher temperatures increase the demand for ele...
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2017
July
14,
2017
| 13:48 PM America/New_York
Every year as March gives way to April, I vow to add to spring cleaning tasks an analysis of my energy use with plans to address the culprits that pump up my power bill. But before I know it, summer’s almost over and I’m getting the kids ready for sc...
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June
08,
2017
| 13:27 PM America/New_York
About half of your electric bill goes to heating or cooling the air inside your home. Make the most of your investment in comfort by keeping that conditioned air inside your home....
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May
22,
2017
| 10:50 AM America/New_York
Electric bills often increase in the summer. The increase in summer bills is due to higher cost per kWh and because on average, members use more electricity in the summer compared to the rest of the year. While no one likes higher bills, Jackson EMC ...
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May
10,
2017
| 10:05 AM America/New_York
“When we got our first electric bill I thought it must’ve been for a partial month; it was so low,” Leo Cortjens said about his Right Choice home in Hall County’s Cresswind community. “The next month it was the same. Our bill is easily a third of wha...
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April
17,
2017
| 15:35 PM America/New_York
Join TV host and home expert, Ty Pennington, as he shares ideas about energy efficiency. In this Ty Talk, he gives advice about smart water heaters. ...
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April
10,
2017
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
The light-emitting diode, or LED, bulb is a rapidly-developing lighting technology—and today’s most energy efficient bulb. These brilliant innovations emit less heat and use less electricity than both their incandescent and CFL counterparts. In fa...
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April
09,
2017
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
Refrigerators are not the energy hogs they used to be, thanks to improvements in insulation and compressors that enable today’s models to operate using significantly less energy than their older counterparts. In fact, according to the U.S. Departm...
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March
16,
2017
| 19:00 PM America/New_York
Clogged, dirty filters block normal airflow and reduce the efficiency of your HVAC unit. According to the US Department of Energy, replacing a dirty filter with a clean one can lower your air conditioner’s energy consumption by 5 to 15 percent.  F...
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March
14,
2017
| 19:00 PM America/New_York
If you'd like to save money while conserving energy, our Time-of-Use rates may be for you. To participate this summer, sign up by May 1; members who sign up after May 1 will begin Time-of-Use rates next summer. For members who sign up for Time-of-...
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February
14,
2017
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
Residential members now have access to their hourly, weekly and monthly energy use through their online profile. Our advanced metering infrastructure, or smart meters, provides energy use information by the hour. Tools like "My Energy Use", which Jac...
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February
05,
2017
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
For most homeowners, about half of your electricity is used to cool or heat the air inside your house. And, in most of these homes a programmable thermostat can be used to save you money without sacrificing comfort. While thermostats can be adjusted ...
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January
10,
2017
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
No coach worth his salt steps onto the field or court without a playbook. Just as a sports team makes the best plays by planning before each game, electricity consumers can save energy and money by planning ahead. Let Jackson EMC be your energy co...
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January
05,
2017
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
You can lower your power bill by using energy efficient products, and Jackson EMC will help you pay for them! When you use energy efficient technologies, the amount of electricity we need to generate decreases, resulting in savings for the coopera...
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January
05,
2017
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
Making a decision about renovating or remodeling your home can be overwhelming. Take advantage of the one-stop-shopping available at local home shows this February and learn about products you’ve been considering purchasing for your home. Experts ...
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2016
December
13,
2016
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
Two years ago we decided to take steps to make our home more energy efficient. Partly, so I wouldn’t be hypocritical in telling our members what they should be doing, all the while disregarding my own advice, but also because I wanted to see if these...
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December
08,
2016
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
Trying to balance your family budget? Jackson EMC can help. In winter and summer, heating and air systems are used more, and your electric bill rises to reflect the increase in use. To avoid high power bills in the coldest and hottest months, sign...
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November
15,
2016
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
Planning to deck the halls? Check out these products designed to save electricity and time. Battery-powered bulbs offer limitless options for decorating places where there’s no outlet. Think wreaths, centerpieces or ugly sweaters. LED bulbs are...
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