More Than 2,000 Income-Eligible Families Take Advantage of ComEd, Illinois Home Weatherization Service
Since 2018, partnership helped thousands of eligible families receive over
In 2018, ComEd began contributing financial resources from its Home Energy Savings to the
“Our commitment to provide affordable energy has never been more important than now,” said
Each project under the combined program is developed based on the unique conditions of the home and is free to eligible customers. Customers who sign up for the service can receive a variety of energy-efficient products, including ENERGY STAR-certified LED light bulbs, air sealing, insulation, HVAC and water heater repair and replacement, and health and safety measures.
Last year, hundreds of ComEd single-family homeowners across northern
Services through IHWAP are delivered through a network of local Community Action Agencies (CAAs) across the northern
Since 2018, single-family homeowners who took advantage of the combined IHWAP and ComEd Home Energy Savings offering saved a total of nearly 7,000 megawatt-hours (MWhs) of electricity , which is the same amount of energy it takes to power nearly 800 ComEd customers’ homes. These savings also have an annual environmental benefit equal to reducing nearly six million pounds of carbon emissions from the atmosphere, removing nearly 600 cars from the road or planting more than 3,200 acres of trees.
ComEd’s Home Energy Savings is part of the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program which is funded in accordance with state law and provides a range of services to help families and businesses reduce energy use and save money on their electric bills. Since its inception in 2008, the energy efficiency program has saved northern
Additional Offerings for Income-Eligible ComEd Customers
ComEd Home Energy Savings is just one of a number of energy-efficiency offerings designed to income-eligible customers save money and energy. Others include:
- Home Energy Savings Get weatherization improvements, such as insulation and air sealing, and energy-saving products that may reduce energy waste by up to 20% and lower your energy costs. These improvements can also enhance indoor air quality and create a more comfortable home.
- Food Bank Distribution Pick up free ENERGY STAR® certified LEDs and other energy saving products at participating local food pantries.
- Energy Savings Kits Contact your local community agency and those that qualify may receive a free energy-savings kit that includes a variety of ENERGY STAR certified LEDs, an advanced power strip, faucet aerators and more.
Retail Discounts Provides customers in need with access to higher discounts on ENERGY STAR certified LEDs and energy-efficiency home products through participating retailers located throughout northern
Illinois. Discounts on products are applied instantly at the point of purchase.
ComEd also offers a number of bill-assistance options to help customers with their electric bills. Any customer experiencing difficulty paying their electric bill is encouraged to call ComEd immediately at 1-800-334-7661 (1-800-EDISON-1), Monday through Friday from
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