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
Practical tips for saving energy while sheltering at home.
Saving money while doing laundry
Doing more laundry while sheltering at home? Pete from PowerHouse has some energy-saving tips for you.
Cooking with energy
Simple, everyday cooking habits can save energy in the kitchen.
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.
August 15, 2020
Save energy and water around the house
Waste water heat recovery system
Options for water heaters
Water heater installation
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