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101 easy ways to save energy

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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

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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

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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

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Portable heaters and generators are convenient, but use them with extreme caution.

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Insulation tips & tricks

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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

December 7, 2019

Segment 1:

Furnace tuneup

Segment 2:

Holiday lighting

Segment 3:

Saving energy while cooking

Segment 4:

Energy saving gift ideas