A professional energy auditor can identify places your home is wasting energy and make recommendations to make energy-efficiency upgrades.
If you're rehabbing a home or planning to live in your home for a long time, it may make sense to invest in a professional energy audit, which includes a comprehensive analysis of your home and its energy systems and components.
The Illinois Association of Energy Raters maintains an up-to-date listing of energy auditors. All of its members are certified with the Residential Energy Services Network.
You also can get a more basic home energy assessment for FREE through the North Shore Gas Home Energy Jumpstart program. Just call 844-367-5867 to make your appointment. A Jumpstart energy adviser will come to your home to perform your personalized energy assessment and install free energy-saving products.