If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to shopping or ordering on or using the benefits of our website, please contact Alliant Energy at 1-800-ALLIANT (800-255-4268).

Lighting

1701a Polaroid
Buying a light bulb
The lighting aisle can be confusing! There are lots of options available and information on the package. Where should you start? Check out the Lighting Facts label to make the best decision.
1701a Thumbnail
The lighting aisle can be confusing! There are lots of options available and information on the package. Where should you start? Check out the Lighting Facts label to make the best decision.
Choosing a lightbulb
Light up your world and save energy with the right light bulb. There is an energy efficiency bulb for any room in your house.
Choosing the right lighting option
Choosing the right light bulb seems pretty simple on the surface, but there are lots of options to choose from. Learn how to pick the right one to help you save energy.
Compact fluorescent lighting
Compact fluorescent light bulbs use less energy and last longer than standard incandescent bulbs. Available in a shape and size for nearly every application
1701c Thumbnail
Dimmers, sensors and timers … oh my. There are many options beyond the typical switch that can help you save energy and money with your lighting. Learn how you can use dimmers, sensors and timers in your home.
1701b Thumbnail
Where is the best place to use energy-saving lighting in your home? Learn what a lighting designer has to say and find out what options are available.
Dimmer thumbnail
Ideas for helping with lighting around the house
Home theatre lighting
Properly installed and controlled lighting enhances the home theatre experience
How to buy a light bulb - Alliant Energy PowerHouse
Find out what to look for when shopping for a new light bulbs. It's more than just looking for a bulb with the same wattage - there are lots of options available.
Installing LED under-cabinet lighting
Bringing super energy-efficient LEDs into your home is easy with this project.
Installing LEDs
The newest lighting technology looks a little different, but you can get great results. See a house with LED technology being installed.
Installing a dimmer switch
Installing a dimmer switch is an easy DIY project that can create a dramatic effect with your existing lighting.
LED 101
Learn about the newest energy saving technology in lighting - LEDs.
LEDs lighting options for your home
Learn from an interior designer how and where to use LED lighting to get the most bang for your buck.
LEDs for your home
Learn about LED technology and how much energy you can save if you use it in your home.
Placement of landscape lighting
Selecting and placing landscaping lighting.
1701d Thumbnail
Tour a CFL recycling site. Learn why it is important to take bulbs to a recycling center and not put them in the trash.
Recycling your CFLs?
If you're saving energy with compact fluorescent bulbs, when they eventually do burn out, make sure you recycle them properly.
Tube skylights
A new version of a skylight is a highly-reflective tube that brings light into areas of your home that are dark.
Tubular skylights
Bringing natural light into dark spaces can be easier than you think with Solatube tubular skylights
LED lighting
Learn about advances in LED lighting including how much energy they use, how much they cost, and where to find them.
Where and how to use CFLs
Replace the bulbs in your most-used fixtures with compact fluorescents and save
Web-Only Videos
Recent Shows
Upcoming Shows
Upcoming Shows
See what's coming up on this week's edition of PowerHouse!

June 24/25
  • Segment 1: Meeting with homeowner replacing windows
  • Segment 2: Choosing windows
  • Segment 3: Window installation for efficiency
  • Segment 4: LED lighting design




Questions about the show? Call 1-866-ALLIANT (866-255-4268), use our Contact Us form or send an e-mail.
If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to shopping or ordering on or using the benefits of our website, please contact Alliant Energy at 1-800-ALLIANT (800-255-4268).