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CUB Contest

Midnight deadline: Last call to take quick poll

Memorial Day weekend is over but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end. Take our summer quick poll before midnight tonight, and you could walk away $100 richer! Entering the quick poll is simple. All you have to do is vote for the biggest energy hog in your house,…...

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Peoria resident wins smart thermostat in CUB’s Earth Day Giveaway

Congratulations to Jill Thomas of Peoria! Her name was randomly selected from 3,145 people who took our quick poll on their worst bill. She wins a new smart thermostat, valued at $250. “I recently retired from a career as a computer programmer and have been looking for ways to save…...

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CUB asks IL residents: What’s your worst utility bill? (Answer our poll, and you could win a smart thermostat!)

CUB wants to crown Illinois’ worst utility bill—and give one lucky Illinois resident a high-tech tool to help slash home energy costs. For most of April (Earth Month), Illinoisans can answer this quick poll: What is your worst bill?                 Everyone who answers the…...

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Winners of CUB’s giveaway take home smart thermostats

Congratulations to Thomas, of Walnut, and Richard, of Mount Prospect, on winning CUB’s smart thermostat giveaway. The two lucky winners beat out more than 2,000 other participants to take home the free, money-saving devices valued at about $250. For Thomas, who is in the process of moving to Putnam, winning the smart thermostat means he can…...

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CUB’s 2015 Year in Review

CUB embarked upon its fourth decade of serving consumers in 2015— and we’ve accomplished so much already: $60 million in savings, 400+ money-saving events across Illinois, and new tools to help thousands of Illinois residents cut their utility costs. Read about the victories you have helped us achieve in CUB’s…...

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We have a winner!

We have a winner in the CUB energy efficiency survey.  Congratulations to John H. of Glendale Heights, who will receive $100 off his utility bills! CUB is alerting Illinois residents to special pricing programs and energy efficiency incentives offered by the utilities that can help you save big on your utility bills. More than 1,900 people…...

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Did you know…

Did you know that the utilities offer unique programs and pricing plans to help you save money? CUB travels across Illinois to make sure consumers are aware of these great opportunities to go green and save green.  Now, we want to know your thoughts. Take CUB’s energy efficiency survey by…...

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Congrats to CUB’s “Green in 2015 Giveaway” winners!

By Samantha Vercellino Congratulations to Valeri DeCastris of Rockford and John Ivory of Arlington Heights! Both are the lucky winners of a $100 top prize for participating in CUB’s “Green in 2015 Giveaway.” “I’m just so thrilled to have won, especially since I have been a CUB member and huge supporter…...

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Your worst utility bill

Results are in for CUB’s Final Four of Worst Utility Bills, and the “winner” is…. …Cable/Telecom! We asked CUB Action Network members what their worst utility bill was and people couldn’t wait to trash talk Big Cable and Telecom. “With Gas, electric and water we can control how much we…...

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Quiz Time!

Did you know that simple actions could save you big bucks on your utility bills? That’s right: Switching to energy-efficient light bulbs, unplugging unused appliances, and using a programmable thermostat could potentially save you hundreds per year on your energy bill! Take CUB’s quiz and see just how much your household…...

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