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Electric space heaters are a good way to provide extra heat for rooms that seem to stay cold or for someone is always chilly. 

Please remember that they are single largest contributor to high winter electric bills and a leading cause of home fires. 

 

Cost Calculation 

All space heaters are rated in watts found on a tag located on the back of each unit. Most heaters are 1,500 watts.

Most people believe they are energy-smart when it comes to saving money. Central Electric Cooperative (CEC) has a great application from Touchstone Energy to test your knowledge and skill set. It is called "Home Energy Adventure". Simply visit our website at www.central.coop and click on the above icon found at the bottom of our web page.

 

Central Electric Cooperative's (CEC) water heater program offers complete peace of mind service for your hot water needs. Let CEC install a 75 gallon Marathon lifetime water heater with our professional contractor, Dr. Waterheater, Inc., for the low price of only $670 (a $1,128 retail value).  

The program is for residential members only (excludes mobile homes and modular homes that are not on a basement due to tank size, seasonal and nonresidential accounts).

As winter approaches, energy consciences members will be sealing up their homes to make them air-tight. Stale air and a buildup of pollutants are common problems associated with super insulated houses.

If a person can only insulate one area, this would be the place to spend your money. Heat naturally rises and the attic insulation will do more to keep it in your home longer for you to enjoy. There are three basic types of attic insulation you can use in you home: 

Everyone's schedules seem hectic these days. Remembering to lower or raise the thermostat is just one more job we don't need. Why not install a programmable or even a smart thermostat to change your home's temperature so you don't have to. This can reduce energy bills by up to 10 percent or about $180 on heating and cooling bills.

 

Anyone who uses them regularly knows that dehumidifiers are among the biggest electricity hogs. Using a dehumidifier to suck moisture out of the air can cost more than $100 a year on electricity bills.

There are actually many ways to minimize dehumidifying costs and still remove excess moisture. Here are a few:

 

Central Electric Cooperative's (CEC) Appliance Rebate Program will officially end on Aug. 25, 2017 due to funding depletion. Hundreds of members have taken advantage of rebates to become more energy efficient. We are anticipating offering it again in January 2018.

 

Energy Star Certified      

Rebates are still available for the following Energy Star qualifying appliances:

ATTENTION ALL CENTRAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE (CEC) MEMBERS: THIS IS A PEAK ALERT ANNOUNCEMENT! 


PLEASE CONSERVE POWER BY TURNING OFF ALL NON-ESSENTIAL ELECTRIC ITEMS ESPECIALLY LIGHTING, DEHUMIDIFIERS, AND POOL PUMPS; AND SET YOUR AIR CONDITIONER AT A MINIMUM OF 78 DEGREES. 


CEC ANTICIPATES A DEMAND PEAK FROM 1 P.M.UNTIL 7 P.M.

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