Category: Tips & Tricks

Timing is everything when it comes to energy savings

Don’t miss out on the holiday energy savings!

It’s the holly jolly season of energy savings! Well, technically we should be thinking about reducing our energy consumption in ...
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Watch: Highlights from the 2017 ISEIF Surge Summit

This fall, the Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation (ISEIF) brought local energy-efficiency advocates together to ...
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How to save money on energy this summer

How YOU Can Save Money This Summer

How To Save Money This Summer When the summer rolls around, it’s easy to forget about the AC blasting, lounge in front of the ...
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Climate Change to-do list

A climate change to-do list

What do you do when you find out that: Climate change is likely to make flying in airplanes a little more scary Carbon dioxide ...
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An energy efficient home for spring

Clean up your energy use just in time for spring

Anyone else out there working on spring cleaning? Why not do a little energy clean up while you’re at it? Spring is the perfect ...
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Is a smart appliance right for me?

If you’ve been reading the Smart Power Illinois blog, then you’ll know we’re pretty excited about the potential for the ...
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Beware of vampires!

Did you think that vampires were pure myth? We’ve got some scary news. You may have one or two in the room with you right ...
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Back in the Saddle for 2017

Hello, again! After a hiatus this past summer and fall, we’re pleased to announce that the Smart Power Illinois blog is back up ...
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3 tips to green your grill this Fourth of July

Happy almost-fourth! Chances are, if you aren’t hosting a barbecue, someone you know is. It may just be nostalgia for all the ...
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Programs to Help You Save

If you live in a building with a smart meter, then you may have heard of “Hourly Pricing” for ComEd customers or Ameren’s ...
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