How to save money and energy during the summer months

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Mid-American Energy has programs in place and tips to help keep homes comfortable and wallets full during the summer months.

Save money with:

  • Rebates – MidAmerican Energy features rebates that you can apply for after a new unit is installed. Iowa residents, click here for details. Illinois residents, click here for details.
  • EnergyAdvantage Programs – Residential programs are available for Iowa customers. They encourage the use of high-efficiency space and water heating equipment, central air conditioning and more. For information on these programs call 800-894-9599.
  • Energy saving tips – MidAmerican Energy offers tips to make homes and small businesses run more energy efficient. Click here for those tips.

MidAmerican also offers an Energy Calculator online to help you estimate the costs of running appliances, heating or cooling systems, lighting, thermostat, and water heater in your home or business. Click here to start calculating!

1 Comment

  • Laurie H.

    It is truly unbelievable how much energy you can save when you do just a few little things right, such as setting up your thermostat correctly (78 degrees and higher for summer), keeping your drapes closed during the hot summer days, or watching out for the phantom load (some of your electronics may use energy even when they are turned off, so unplugging the appliances is a certain way how to avoid it). All simple and so much effective. It is a list of really good tips you got together here, although if you wish to even extend it, here are good recommendations too: Instant Green Improvements, such as suggestion to insulate your attic well or to install a water aerator.

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