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Middle Tennessee Electric Provides Energy-Saving Tips for Summer

Wednesday, July 28, 2021


Many Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) members are surprised to see their electric bills soar along side the temperature in the hottest months of the year. When sweltering heat arrives, it can be tempting to crank up the air conditioning to stay cool, but MTE says there are other steps your household can take to survive the summer while conserving energy and saving money.
 
Managing the thermostat and the amount of sunlight that warms your home are good places to start, but limiting when you use appliances that give off heat can also go a long way in keeping the temperature down. MTE recommends these energy-saving tips to stay cool without breaking the bank this summer:
 
Turn off any unnecessary lights. Much of the energy consumed by light bulbs is emitted as heat, driving already warm temperatures even higher and sending your thermostat into overdrive.
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Rutherford County EMS Moves to 24/72 Shifts for Employees to Promote Better Work-Life Balance

Monday, July 19, 2021


Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS) recently made the decision to change to 24 hours on and 72 hours off shifts for Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians (AEMTS) and Paramedics.  More

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