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.
May challenge: Plant a tree and call 811 before you dig.
Make an effective – and beautiful – home energy improvement this month. Save in the right spot in your yard. Trees clean the air, slow the wind and block the sun − making them an effective home energy improvement. Just make sure you call 811 before you dig.
April challenge: Wrap your water heater.
Insulate an older tank with a blanket to reduce heat loss and your energy use.
Save energy and take the challenge today. 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 may trigger a power surge, but most are caused by conditions within 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 upgrade 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.
May 8, 2021
Vent fan replacement
Explore energy-efficient living