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FAQs

Frequently asked questions
Here are answers to questions frequently asked about PowerHouse

Are Pete and Megan married?
Nope - show hosts Pete Seyfer and Megan Turner are happily married to other people. After working together for more than 13 years, they've become good friends and colleagues.

Who produces PowerHouse?
The PowerHouse television show - and this website - are written and produced by Alliant Energy, an energy services company based in Madison, Wis., with more than one million customers across the upper Midwest.

The show is currently filmed and edited by KCRG Studios in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

How long has PowerHouse been on the air?
The first PowerHouse episode was aired in September 1996 on KCRG-TV9 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Where does PowerHouse air?
The PowerHouse show appears in six broadcast television markets in Iowa and Wisconsin.

Why does Alliant Energy produce PowerHouse?
We're committed to educating our utility customers about the importance of energy conservation and safety. The PowerHouse television show, this website and related materials allow us to reach our nearly one million residential customers in a cost-effective way.

Who pays for the production of PowerHouse?
The production costs and air time for the PowerHouse television show are paid by Alliant Energy shareholders and utility customers.

How do you choose the experts that appear on the show?
The home service professionals who appear on the PowerHouse show are local contractors and dealers who are regionally or nationally recognized as experts in their fields.

In most cases, these contractors and retailers are part of Alliant Energy's Energy Efficiency Dealer Network who assist us with encouraging energy conservation and promoting our energy efficiency incentives.

How do you choose the companies and products featured on the show?
Alliant Energy focuses on products and equipment produced or distributed by Midwest companies, such as Pella and Eagle windows, Kohler plumbing fixtures, Whirlpool and Sub-Zero appliances and Lennox air conditioners.

We also seek out and evaluate innovative new products and technology that have the potential to help our customers save energy and money.

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See what's coming up on this week's edition of PowerHouse!

May 20/21
  • Segment 1: AC tuneup/Dryer vent cleaning
  • Segment 2: DIY air sealing
  • Segment 3: Advanced power strips
  • Segment 4: Smart LEDs
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If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to shopping or ordering on or using the benefits of our website, please contact Alliant Energy at 1-800-ALLIANT (800-255-4268).