Illinois Non-Profits Offer Energy Efficiency Programs

Jul 18, 2012 9:00 AM ET
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With summer temperatures reaching record highs, it is more important than ever to manage your energy bills. Thanks to a strong commitment from Illinois Environmental Council affiliates, energy efficiency is more available to the Illinois public than ever before. The programs listed below provide incentives for both residential and commercial building owners, and can be utilized at any point throughout the year.

Center for Neighborhood Technology

Citizens Utility Board

Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Ecology Action Center

  • Energy Demonstrations – Community presentations, energy education opportunities, and retrofit demonstrations.
  • Resources for Business – Provides energy analyses, energy-consulting services, and building operator certification programs for small to medium size businesses.

Foresight Design Initiative

  • Programs and Seminars – FDI offers a wide variety of programs and seminars aimed at career and corporate development.

U.S. Green Building Council, Illinois chapter

Environment Illinois

  • Saving Energy, Growing Jobs - Read Environment Illinois' report on business growth from the sale of energy efficient products and services. 

Faith in Place

  • Illinois Interfaith Power & Light – A multi-faceted approach that focuses on reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions, as well as moving towards clean energy and green buildings.  

These programs provide incentives for both residential and commercial building owners, and can be utilized at any point throughout the year.