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.
Take 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.
March challenge: Choose the right kind of light bulb.
Switch to LEDs to brighten up your home. New LED models make saving energy hassle-free. They last up to ten times longer than incandescent bulbs and can save you up to 12% on your annual electric bill, while still delivering the light you need.
Save energy and take the challenge today. Here’s how:
February challenge: Try a smart thermostat for your home.
Smart thermostats allow you to control your home’s temperature remotely by connecting to your favorite devices and can even adjust themselves based on your family’s behaviors.
Save energy and take the challenge today.
101 easy ways to save energy
Quick, simple things you can do around the home to reduce your energy consumption.
Power surges - cause and effect
Lightning strikes are a common cause, but most power surges stem from inside your home.
Portable generators and space heaters
Portable heaters and generators are convenient, but use them with extreme caution.
Insulation tips & tricks
Don't overlook these important elements when you're upgrading your insulation.
Space heating myths
Space heaters are not the best way to heat your home. Find out why.
Windows and Doors
Learn how to find the most energy-efficient models, or tighten up the ones you have.
Show times and more
Meet our hosts and find out when PowerHouse airs in your area.
March 7, 2021
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Cleaning dryer vents
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