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Give Your Home a Quick Energy Efficiency Makeover

You already know how much your energy bills are costing you every month, and that the energy you use has a small but steady ...
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Peak Time Savings Programs: Why Should I Sign up?

What are Peak Time Savings Programs? Across America, most households use energy in the morning when getting ready for work and in ...
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Get Your Smart Thermostat Rebate!

What is a Smart Thermostat? A smart thermostat is a thermostat that connects to wifi and can be controlled remotely via a ...
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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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The Illinois Green Alliance is Paving the Way to a Smarter Future

The Illinois Green Alliance is a membership-driven non-profit organization that is focused on creating sustainable communities ...
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6 Ways to Save Energy & Money

Energy saving can be easier than you think! Small changes can yield big results, and we think you’ll be doing a happy dance ...
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How the Museum of Science & Industry is Fueling Energy Awareness

Chicago is home to some of the best museums in the United States, and The Museum of Science & Industry is no exception. From ...
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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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“Get Them Talking”: 6 Tips for Engaging the Community from Judy Hertz

Energy leaders in Illinois gathered at this year’s 2017 ISEIF Surge Summit, during which they had the opportunity to learn ...
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