Pete Seyfer and Megan Turner, hosts of Alliant Energy's PowerHouse

Welcome to PowerHouse!

Alliant Energy's PowerHouse is an award-winning educational program designed to help you improve the energy efficiency, safety and comfort of your home.
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Introducing the PowerHouse Challenge!

Every month you can take part in an energy-efficient, home improvement challenge. These challenges will include seasonal topics to help you save on your energy bill all year long.

October Challenge: Change or check your furnace filter.

It can extend the life of your furnace and lower your energy bills. Here's how:

Popular topics

101 easy ways to save energy

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Quick, simple things you can do around the home to reduce your energy consumption.

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Power surges - cause and effect

Overloaded electric outlet

Lightning strikes are a common cause, but most power surges stem from inside your home.

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Portable generators and space heaters

portable generator

Portable heaters and generators are convenient, but use them with extreme caution.

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Insulation tips & tricks

Man installing insulation

Don't overlook these important elements when you're upgrading your insulation.

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Space heating myths

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Space heaters are not the best way to heat your home. Find out why.

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Windows and Doors

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Learn how to find the most energy-efficient models, or tighten up the ones you have.

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Show times and more

Pete and Megan, hosts of PowerHouse

Meet our hosts and find out when PowerHouse airs in your area.

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Upcoming show

October 24, 2020

Segment 1:

Net Zero Ready home

Segment 2:

Water heater anode

Segment 3:

Sump pumps

Segment 4:
Water sensor / shutoffs