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LCEC Proud to Support Goodwill’s 11th Annual Festival of Trees

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LCEC Proud to Support Goodwill’s 11th Annual Festival of Trees

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

LCEC was proud to join 19 other companies to decorate artificial trees for Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida’s 11th Annual Festival of Trees fundraiser. LCEC has been a proud participant in Festival of Trees since its inception. Over the years, LCEC has earned the reputation of being the quickest to get their tree decorated, sometimes […]

The “in” on insulation

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Whether you live in a cold climate like the North Pole or a warm climate like sunny Southwest Florida, proper insulation makes all the difference in maintaining the temperature in your home while keeping your energy costs manageable. No insulation, regardless of its resist heat flow (R-value), can totally stop conducted heat flow. Properly installed […]

Make your season bright while cutting down on your energy usage

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Tis the season to deck out your house with holidays lights galore! Consider the following tips this year to help keep your energy costs low while still being the hit of the neighborhood: Go LED Avoid the frustration of working with half-lit strands of traditional incandescent holiday lights by investing in LED light strands. Not […]

Green tips to save you green

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

From evergreen trees to the Grinch, green is all around us during the holiday season! Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holiday make you forget simple green tips like these: • When cooling your home, set the thermostat at 78 degrees Fahrenheit. Each degree below adds 8 to 12 percent to the cooling […]

Gobble up energy savings this Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Ready or not, Thanksgiving is next week! As you prepare your home to welcome family and friends, consider the following tips to prevent yourself from becoming an energy turkey: Keep it shut Opening the oven door, even a crack, wastes electricity! Rather than opening the door and letting out the heat, flip on the oven […]

LCEC Volunteer “Elves” to Decorate Edison & Ford Winter Estates for Holiday Nights

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

LCEC employees are gearing up to once again volunteer to decorate the Edison & Ford Winter Estates for their annual Holiday Nights! This year marks the 42nd annual Holiday Nights celebration where the Edison & Ford Winter Estates are adorned in period decorations from the 1880s to the 1920s. Volunteers from local organizations and businesses […]

Ways to keep warm while keeping energy costs cool

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Cold days are on their way! While it may be tempting to turn on the heat, it is important to remember that heating can cost two to three times more than cooling. Consider using a heating blanket or small portable space heater instead. Not only are these options economical, they are just as effective in […]

LCEC Killa-Watts to perform at 36th Annual Taste of the Islands to benefit CROW

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

LCEC is proud to announce that its homegrown employee band, the LCEC Killa-Watts, will provide the entertainment for the 36th Taste of the Islands to benefit the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW). The Killa-Watts originally formed for a small LCEC fundraiser several years ago, but have continued to rock this community by performing […]

LCEC Provides Environmental Funding Awards to Five Local Organizations

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

LCEC announced that it will provide the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife, Keep Lee County Beautiful and the Monofilament Busters with Environmental Funding Awards. In total, these five awards total $14,250. Funds will be used for projects varying from programs for children to mobile marine units to educational […]

After the Storm: Restoring Power After an Outage

Monday, September 11th, 2017

LCEC has 170,000 customers without power. Some areas were hit hard, and it could take weeks to restore. Damage assessment is underway, and restoration estimates are not possible until the full impact is known. So what happens when the lights go out? After LCEC restores power to critical community services like hospitals and fire departments, […]

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