News Posted in: May 2010

Nicor Rebates for Home & Business

Posted in business, resident

Nicor recently launched several new programs for residents and businesses to help make energy efficiency upgrades more affordable. Residential Rebate Program Residential customers are eligible for rebates of up to $400 on high-efficiency water heaters, furnaces and boilers purchased between May 1, 2010 and May 31, 2011. These products are also eligible for federal tax credits if the purchases are made in 2010. Business Customer Rebate Program Nicor commercial customers on Nicor’s rates 4 and 74 are eligible for rebates…more »

Community Alert - Juvenile female attacked by male adult offender

On 5-18-10, at approximately 7:45 a.m. a juvenile female was walking to school in the 1100 Blk. of Clark St., Evanston, Illinois, when she was accosted from behind. According to the victim the offender grabbed her and then dragged her into some nearby bushes. Once concealed in the shrubbery, the offender attempted to remove the victim’s pants. The juvenile victim fought back and a physical confrontation then ensued, which enabled the victim to break away from the offender and flee…more »

Change the World. Take the ENERGY STAR Pledge!

Posted in energy

Join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ComEd and the City of Evanston in the fight against climate change by taking the ENERGY STAR Pledge.   When you pledge, you are making a commitment to save energy and money, and fight climate change by taking energy-saving actions in your home, such as changing a light to an ENERGY STAR qualified model, enabling your computer to power down when not in use, installing and using a programmable thermostat correctly with pre-programmed settings,…more »