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What is one of the hardest working, yet hidden, members of your household appliance team? Stoves and refrigerators receive your appreciation many times per day; but when was the

At this time of year we think a lot about our heating systems.

As we head into the new year, we can be thankful for warmer temperatures than what we experienced last year.

While cold temperatures mean higher heating bills, don’t forget some easy steps to make your home more energy and cost effective this winter.

And, as you shop for the holidays, why not consider some energy efficient gifts. Save your loved ones money all year long when you gift them items that will use less energy.

Although CEC did not create this video the information is true. During this period of long term outages, please know that CEC's dedicated linemen are working in this cold, wet, snowy weather around the clock to restore your power. 


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While CEC does everything it can to reduce the possibility of outages to your home or business, they do occur. There are a variety of reasons power outages can occur, including severe storms causing mass destruction, tree limbs coming into contact with power lines, vehicles crashing into utility poles, and animals such as squirrels causing short circuits while climbing electrical equipment.

Last week's winter storm brought ice, snow, and power outages. 


Here are some tips on how to stay warm during a winter power outage: 
 

When you call CEC to report an outage, your outage information and any damage you report is entered into our outage management system. This information is reviewed and summarized along with information from other members who've reported outages. This helps us to map and pinpoint the trouble areas and efficiently dispatch repair crews.

According to Energy Star, 9 out of 10 homes in the U.S. are under-insulated. Sealing air leaks around your home and adding insulation can help you be more comfortable and can save up to 11 percent on your home’s energy bills. A current promotion by Energy Star, Rule Your Attic, will offer some insight into what our homes should have and how to make improvements.

Central Electric Cooperative (CEC) is warning members of a phone scam that is targeting its members. Scammers are calling members stating that a service order has been issued to disconnect their electric service.

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