Residential Energy Efficiency
Energy Efficiency (Simple Steps)
The United States Environmental Protection Agency has put together several simple steps you can follow to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save money.
Energy Efficiency (Tips and Rebates)
You can save energy while improving your home's comfort and helping the environment by making your home more energy-efficient. ComEd and North Shore Gas have compiled several energy efficiency tips, tools and incentives (rebates) that are available to homeowners.
For more information, please use the following resources:
North Shore Gas
Smart thermostats are digital thermostats that adjust your home's climate control system based on your habits to maximize energy efficiency. Often, this results in significant energy bill savings that cover the original cost of the purchase. Numerous energy utilities provide rebates for the purchase of these programs, and several are listed below:
North Shore Gas
Green Power Program
MC Squared customers in the North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium, of which Highland Park is a member, have the opportunity to participate in the Green Power Program.
CUB Energy Savers Program
The Citizens Utility Board has several free online tools and energy saving ideas available. This program is not only beneficial to the environment, you can earn points that can be redeemed for discounts at participating retail stores.
ENERGY STAR is a United States Environmental Protection Agency voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protects our climate through superior energy efficiency.