Sheltering at home?

We’re all practicing social distancing and spending more time at home. Your energy use can quickly add up. Check out our videos below to save energy while you’re at home.
Saving money while doing laundry

Pete in front of a laundry basket

Doing more laundry while sheltering at home? Pete from PowerHouse has some energy-saving tips for you.

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Stay at home, save at home

Dormer window at night

Practical tips for saving energy while sheltering at home.

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Cooking with energy

Woman opening oven

Simple, everyday cooking habits can save energy in the kitchen.

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101 easy ways to save energy

Mom and son in laundry room

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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Weatherizing tips & tricks

Caulk gun

Use this checklist to make sure you don't overlook hidden energy wasters in and around your home.

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Installing a heating and cooling system

Two workers installing a new A/C unit outdoors

One of the biggest purchases a homeowner can make is to install a new furnace and air conditioner. Learn what you need to know when faced with this big decision.

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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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About PowerHouse

Pete and Megan, hosts of 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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Upcoming show

May 30, 2020

Segment 1:
How energy-efficiency windows are made
Segment 2:
New window technology
Segment 3:

Window installation

Segment 4:
Maintaining your windows