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.
January challenge: Find ways to save energy this year.
Start by turning the temperature in your home down a few degrees and dress in layers. Also, consider a home assessment to find other DIY adjustments you can make in your home.
Simple changes in your daily habits can help save energy while also keeping you comfortable in your home. Kick-start your New Year’s energy-saving resolution by taking the challenge today.
December Challenge: Light up your home with LEDs.
Not only will you help spread some holiday cheer, but you will save energy… a lot of energy! LEDs use 90% less energy than regular incandescent bulbs and they last longer.
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.
January 24, 2021
HERS (Home Energy Rating System)
Sense home monitor
New home construction
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