New Ways to Decrease Your $2,200 Annual Electricity Bill

New Ways to Decrease Your $2,200 Annual Electricity Bill

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Did you know that the average household spends more than $2,200 on energy bills each year?

Me neither, but … yikes!

The good news is that budget-friendly changes and new technology both can conserve energy and cut costs — and here in Kane County, there’s a free webinar coming soon that can tell you how to do just that.

U of I Extension logo“New Ways to Cut Your Electricity Bill” is a University of Illinois Extension educational program designed to help participants discover no-cost or low-cost ways to lower electricity bills and save energy.

The free seminar is provided in cooperation with the Association for Home and Community Education and will be led by Extension Educators via webinar from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23 at three local Extension offices – Naperville, St. Charles, and Yorkville.

Registration is required by Thursday, Feb. 18 to prepare materials, and space may be limited. To register for the session near you, contact that county’s extension office:

  • In Kane County, call 630-584-6166
  • In Kendall County, call 630-553-5823
  • In DuPage County, call 630-955-1123
  • Or, email with the county in which you plan to attend, and the topic, your name, address and phone number.

If a reasonable accommodation is needed to attend this program, please notify at least two weeks prior to the event. Presentations will be held in DuPage County at 1100 E. Warrenville Road, Naperville; in Kane County at 535 S. Randall Road, St. Charles; and in Kendall County at 7775B Illinois Route 47 in Yorkville.

This lesson is sponsored by the HCE and the University of Illinois Extension. HCE is an organization that works to enhance the lives of individuals and families through quality educational programs and experiences encouraging responsible leadership and service to the community.

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