Category: Tips & Tricks

DIY Science & Sustainability Homeschool Activities and Resources

2020 has been difficult in many arenas and parents of school-age children have faced very hard choices when it comes to ...
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The Plant-Air Quality Myth and the Benefits of Indoor Gardens

There’s No Better Time Than Now There are so many reasons to bring “the green” into your living space: ambiance, mental ...
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Berwyn’s Solar Laundromat and Eco-Friendly Laundry Solutions at Home

When was the last time you thought about the way you do laundry? We all have a constant supply of dirty clothes that need ...
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Compost bin

How to Compost From Your Apartment (Or Anywhere!)

If you don’t have a garden or plants that need fertilizing, you might not think composting is worth your time and ...
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Smart Meter

ComEd’s New Time of Use Pilot Program Coming Soon!

Data from smart meters in Illinois is being used to create a new Time of Use (TOU) program for ComEd customers, much like the ...
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4 Ways to Conserve Energy & Save Money Year-Round

We love finding new products that can help Illinois residents lower their electric bills while lessening their impact on the ...
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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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Smart thermostat

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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