LCEC – Lee County Electric Cooperative

To tint or not to tint home windows and glass

To tint or not to tint home windows and glass

July 16th, 2019

July 16, 2019 – In sunny Southwest Florida, 30 percent of summer cooling costs are attributed to glass and windows. From sliding glass doors to skylights to regular windows in your home, all glass conducts heat. LCEC energy experts remind everyone that: • Significant air-conditioning savings can be attained by blocking solar heat before it […]

LCEC welcomes Director of Electric Operations

July 10th, 2019

July 9, 2019 – LCEC welcomed Harold Taylor as its new Director of Electric Operations. In this role, Taylor will be responsible for directing the planning, design, construction, operations, and maintenance of LCEC infrastructure including transmission, substation, and distribution facilities. Additionally, Taylor will play a key role in the development of corporate strategic and vision […]

Keep fireworks away from power lines

July 2nd, 2019

July 2, 2019 – Independence Day is right around the corner! With so many ways to celebrate around Southwest Florida, you likely have big plans for the occasion! If you are planning on doing a firework display of your own, LCEC reminds you to proceed with caution by: Keeping fireworks away from power lines!! Fireworks […]

Staying cool without breaking the bank

June 25th, 2019

June 25, 2019 – When the outside temperature is 99+ degrees, it is tempting to crank down the AC and stay indoors. Remember that when cooling your home, every degree does count…or should we say cost! LCEC recommends setting your thermostat at 78 degrees Fahrenheit when home. Each degree below adds 8 to 12 percent […]

Blinking lights demystified

June 18th, 2019

June 18, 2019 – Annoying as it can be, blinking lights or a series of momentary outages is actually a good thing! Blinking lights or momentary outages are the result of some type of disturbance that is detected on the electric system. The cause can range from an automobile accident to a squirrel, bird or […]

Trimming now can help prevent prolonged power outages

June 11th, 2019

June 11, 2019 – We have had a very wet start to storm season. Although we all have our fingers (and toes) crossed for a calm storm season, there is no telling what might come our way. While LCEC is prepared for anything Mother Nature has to bring, we urge all residents to trim overgrown […]

Storm season tips for those with special needs

June 4th, 2019

June 4, 2019 – When Mother Nature strikes, power outages can and do happen. If you or a loved one have special needs such as life support, now is the time to prepare for temporary power outages that may happen this storm season: • Have a plan in place to ensure the continuity of any […]

LCEC prepares for hurricane season

May 28th, 2019

May 28, 2019 – LCEC is ready to fight back if a hurricane heads to Southwest Florida. To ensure that we are ready for restoration, LCEC cultivates relationships with power line and tree-trimming contractors, fuel companies, material vendors, food service vendors, other cooperatives and local agencies for back-up resources. You name the resource…LCEC has a […]

LCEC Hurricane Guide Available for Download

May 21st, 2019

May 21, 2019 – The LCEC Hurricane Guide is a comprehensive how-to for preparing to weather any storm or disaster situation. Some of the topics addressed in the Hurricane Guide include: • Storm restoration process • Preparing your home and business • Life support • Evacuation protocol • Disaster supply kit • Portable generator safety […]

Are you ready for storm season?

May 14th, 2019

May 14, 2019 – LCEC is ready for storm season. Between maintaining our electric system and improving upon our restoration planning year-round, all LCEC employees are ready to jump into action if and when the time comes. Are you and your family ready if a storm rears its dangerous head? There has never been a […]

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