The Energy Impact Illinois (EI2) program will connect you with a
trusted energy advocate to help you identify how your home uses energy -
and wastes it - and identify the most cost-effective improvements you
can make for a more efficient and comfortable home.
4,000 homes in Illinois have participated in EI2 home energy audits,
saving an average of $400 annually on utility bills.
explain the process and connect you with qualified contractor who will
provide a comprehensive energy assessment of your home for just $99.
Right now, FREE energy assessments are available to homeowners who host a
"house party" with 5 or more neighbors at the event. EI2 will connect
homeowners with rebates and loans, if available, that can reduce the
cost of the energy efficiency improvements.
If your home
becomes 15 percent more efficient, you will also qualify for the
Illinois Home Performance with ENERGY STAR certificate. Research
suggests that homes with these certificates sell faster and at higher
Questions can be directed to Megan Visk via email.
Energy Impact Illinois was originally created by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings
Neighborhood Program, as provided under the American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act. As of November 1. 2014, Elevate Energy is solely
responsible for Energy Impact Illinois.