As the year is coming to a close, we’re looking back at some of the articles our members found to be the most helpful in 2019. Did your favorites make the list?
1. SmartHub, the smartest way to manage your bill, February 2019
Let us help make life a little easier with SmartHub, your one-stop shop for all your account needs. Learn about ways that SmartHub can help you manage your account by visiting pemc.coop/smarthub.
2. Convenient payment options to fit your lifestyle, May 2019
We know that you’re busy, which is why we offer multiple payment options to make it easier than ever for you to pay your electric bill. See an overview of all the convenient ways to pay by visiting pemc.coop/payment-options.
3. Give winter weather the cold shoulder with these energy-saving tips, February 2019
With average winter temperatures in our area ranging from the low-30s to the mid-50s, this season is often associated with higher bills. However, that doesn’t have to be the case! Learn about a few simple energy efficiency tips that can help melt away high bills during the winter by visiting pemc.coop/cold-shoulder.
4. Managing rising costs, September 2019
Piedmont Electric President and CEO, Steve Hamlin, explains our annual budgeting process and that the items in your personal household budget aren’t all that different from our cooperative’s budget. Read his full message by visiting pemc.coop/managing-costs.
5. Why does my power bill rise with the summer heat?, August 2019
You’re probably used to receiving a higher energy bill during the hot months. But there are still ways you can save electricity even as the temperature rises. Find out why your bill increases in the summer and learn about a few of our favorite ways to keep it from climbing at pemc.coop/summer-heat.
6. Go green here in our community, April 2019
At Piedmont Electric, we want to help you reduce your carbon footprint not just once a year, but every day. Help the planet and your wallet by learning easy ways to go green at pemc.coop/go-green.
7. Set it and forget it, May 2019
Homeowners are always looking for ways to save on their energy bill and there are new products to help meet that demand. Consider implementing new technology around your home to help you use less energy and save more money! Visit pemc.coop/set-and-forget to learn how to automate your home with energy-saving technology.
8. Prepare now for summer storms, June 2019
It’s easy to forget about dangerous summer storms until they’re upon us. That’s why it’s important to take a few simple steps to prepare for summer storms so that by the time they hit, all you have to focus on is staying safe and dry. Find out how to prepare for summer storm season at pemc.coop/summer-storms.
9. Can you get an A+ in saving energy?, September 2019
Time for a pop quiz! Do you know how to save energy and reduce your electric bill? Test yourself to see how much you know about energy efficiency by taking our short quiz about simple energy-saving tips at pemc.coop/energy-quiz.
10. National Lineman Appreciation Day 2019, April 2019
Every year on the second Monday in April, electric cooperatives across the country take time to thank and honor the dedicated linemen who work to keep the lights on in our communities. But, regardless of time of year, we invite you to celebrate with us by thanking a lineman for the work they do in our community. Read more about this important day at pemc.coop/lineman-appreciation.
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