Monthly Archives: November 2011

Fireplaces and Chimneys

It’s the time of year when it feels cozy to be sitting around a fire.  While there’s no replacement for the ambiance for an open fire, the crackle and radiant heat, most open fireplaces are not a good source of heat. Fire … Continue reading

Posted in Energy Saving | Leave a comment

Broadband Update

We hit a record high for 2011 in November with 100 new gateway installations including 29 during Thanksgiving week alone. The very busy fiber crew also connected 21 new customers to the network who already had existing gateway boxes on … Continue reading

Posted in Broadband | Leave a comment

Nordt selected for expanded role as new chief financial officer

Kevin Nordt, Director of Power Management for Grant PUD, was selected as chief financial officer this week. Effective Nov. 11, Nordt will assume the new CFO responsibilities in addition to his current duties as director of power management. The announcement … Continue reading

Posted in Employees | Leave a comment

Energy Saving Experts

Our Energy Services guys are serious about saving energy. Rich and Scott are two of our Energy Services Specialists who help customers access our many rebate and incentive programs. These programs include cash incentives for everything from buying a compact fluorescent lightbult to replacing windows. We … Continue reading

Posted in Energy Saving | Leave a comment

Donation takes a cut for cancer

Orvella Fields, administrative assistant at Grant PUD grew her hair out over the past months in order to provide a donation to the “Locks of Love Foundation”. The non-profit organization provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the US and … Continue reading

Posted in Employees | Leave a comment

Energy Saving: Cold-Climate Windows Keep Heat In

With winter on it’s way, here are some cold weather tips: Double-pane windows with low-e coating on the glass reflect heat back into the room during the winter months. You can use a heavy-duty, clear plastic sheet on a frame … Continue reading

Posted in Energy Saving | Leave a comment

Fiber Installers

During the week of 10/24-10/30 our fiber crew installed 22 new gateways and made a total of 44 new connections to our fiber-optic network. We’ve been seeing an increase in demand for high-speed internet connections in Grant County recently. This past … Continue reading

Posted in Broadband | Leave a comment