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A change for the better

It’s the little things

When it comes to energy efficiency in the home, sometimes small changes can make a big impact. A small, unglamorous task like changing the filters on your HVAC system makes your unit run more efficiently – keeping your house cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. It also saves money. And the savings gained from having your system run more efficiently can be applied to more fun or entertaining pursuits that your family can enjoy together.

The lowdown on dirt

Green Power EMC Launches Solar Energy website

Green Power EMC, the renewable energy supplier for 38 Georgia Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs) - including Habersham EMC, has launched a website dedicated to solar energy. The purpose of the site is to educate Georgians so they can make informed and objective decisions.Site features include:

Habersham EMC Board Officially Names Cantrell President/CEO

The Habersham EMC Board of Directors announced Tuesday the permanent appointment of Jonathan Cantrell as President and CEO of the cooperative on the heels of interim managerial status active since late September.

First Quarter Winner- Ana Maria Vonier

Congratulations to Ana Maria Vonier of Cornelia! She won a $250 credit on her electric bill just for making sure that her account information was up-to-date! Be sure to update your contact information with us to be entered into the drawing for next quarter!


Keeping you safe during and after summer storms

No one knows electrical safety better than the experts who practice it every single day. Habersham EMC encourages you to practice safety with these reminders – for during and after a summer storm:

Avoid wires and water — When lightning strikes a home during a storm, the electrical charge can surge through pipes and utility wires. That means you can get zapped if you’re touching water or any device that’s plugged in, whether it’s a landline phone or toaster.

Spring Planting Tips- Make Your Yard Work for You

Location, location, location is the mantra in real estate, but it also applies to your yard this time of year when the search is on to lower energy bills and create curb appeal.  Positioning the right combination of plants and trees can yield shade, beautify, and unearth energy savings.  Such smart or energy-efficient landscaping, claims the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), can on average, provide enough energy savings to see a return on your initial investment in less than eight years.

The Life of a Lineman

They wake before the sun, pour steaming cups of coffee, and kiss their family goodbye. After swinging by the office to get the day’s orders, they climb into their trucks and head out. Our lineworkers form a solid team with one job: to deliver safe, reliable electricity. But that job can change in a million ways when rough weather steps in.


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