Monthly Archives: May 2013

Metal Theft Threatens Lives, Safety and Your Pocketbook

by James A. Goodson      Chairman, Board of Trustees Thefts of copper, aluminum and bronze are on the rise, at abandoned commercial buildings, empty homes and—most dangerously—at power substations near neighborhoods. We need your help to keep our equipment safe, […]

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Jeff’s Tips – Summertime Safety

We’ll be in full blown summer shortly. Here are a few tips on how to enjoy this season and stay safe. Put safety first! ►When using electrical tools, never pull cords through wet areas: in grass or around the pool. […]

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Take Care When Installing Programmable Thermostats

Programmable thermostats, when used correctly, have the potential to save up to $180 a year on your heating and cooling costs, according to ENERGYSTAR.gov. If you’re considering purchasing a programmable thermostat, it’s important to install and program it correctly save […]

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Tune In to TV Energy Savings

So you’ve bought an ENERGY STAR-qualified TV to save energy. But there’s even more you can do to boost your TV’s efficiency. Here’s a tip from Pee Dee Electric that can help you save energy—and money. TVs are bigger than […]

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