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.
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:
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.
October 24, 2020
Net Zero Ready home
Water heater anode
Water sensor / shutoffs
Explore energy efficient living