• Install Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs (CFLs). They use 75 percent less energy.
Summer Energy-Saving Tips
Winter Energy-Saving Tips
For More Information on Energy Savings
Alliance to Save Energy (ASE)
A coalition of prominent business, government, environmental and consumer leaders who promote the efficient and clean use of energy worldwide to benefit consumers, the environment, economy and national security.
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
A nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting both economic prosperity and environmental protection.
Consortium for Energy Efficiency, Inc. (CEE)
A national, nonprofit organization that promotes energy-efficient products and services.
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network (EREN), U.S. Department of Energy
A comprehensive source for the Department of Energy’s information on energy efficiency and renewable energy.
1-800-363-3732 (Call the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Clearinghouse to get free literature on how to save energy and money at home. Material also is available in Spanish.)
Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)
Bureau of Energy and Recycling Provides Illinois citizens and businesses with technical advice, financial assistance and research support to develop and demonstrate promising technologies in energy conservation, alternative energy, recycling and waste reduction.
The Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA)
A regional network of government agencies, utilities and organizations collaborating to promote energy efficiency.