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.

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.
Stay at home, save at home

Dormer window at night

Practical tips for saving energy while sheltering at home.

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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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Cooking with energy

Woman opening oven

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

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Popular topics

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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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

Myth in large lettering

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

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Windows and Doors

Man holding up a double hung window

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

August 15, 2020

Segment 1:

Save energy and water around the house

Segment 2:

Waste water heat recovery system

Segment 3:

Options for water heaters

Segment 4:

Water heater installation