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You know the chill you get when you step onto a cold tile or wood floor? There’s an energy-efficient solution: electric radiant floor heat.


If you’re thinking about adding solar panels to your house or farm, we encourage you to do your homework just as you would for any other large purchase – and to call your electric cooperative for help. 


The last thing you want during summer is anything that makes your air conditioner work harder to keep your home cool. A ceiling fan motor can generate a temperature approaching 130 degrees, which is normal and safe, but adds heat to your home – so turn off the ceiling fan when you’re not in the room.


Click here for more energy-saving tips from the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives of Iowa!

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Energy-Saving Tip of the Week

Fix air leaks around your home

They're the greatest sources of wasteful cooling and heating losses.


Co-op Cooks: Recipe of the Week

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