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Water Heating & Plumbing

Installing a low-flow showerhead
Installing a low-flow showerhead
A family of four could save up to $250 in water-heating costs just by installing a low-flow showerhead
Advantages of softened water
Hard water requires more cleaning products and can decrease the energy efficiency of your water heater
Caring for your water heater
Set water heater temperature at 120 degrees, and add a wrap on older models
Choosing a water heater
There are lots of options when it comes to replacing a water heater. Find out what is available and how to pick the most efficient model for you.
How to install a low-flow showerhead
Save up to $250 per year with this one simple swap
Install a water heater wrap
Improve the efficiency of your older water heater with an insulating wrap or blanket
Installing a low-flow showerhead
A family of four could save up to $250 in water-heating costs just by installing a low-flow showerhead
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Learn about the different types of water heaters you can purchase, including tankless and solar technology - and apps to help you select the right one!
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Learn tricks for saving money on your water heater and water usage.
Saving energy in the bathroom
Whether it's your faucet, toilet or showerhead, saving water in your bathroom can mean big savings on your energy use too.
Saving energy with sump pumps
Sump pumps use a lot of energy, find out how to minimize how often it turns on.
Saving hot water in the shower
Stop wasting hot water in the shower. Learn how to install a low-flow showerhead and new technology that can help you save even more.
Shower Power
Learn some simple ways to make sure everyone in your house gets a hot shower.
Simple ways to save water
Walk through your house and look for simple ways you can save water every day -- it really adds up!
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Hot water from the sun. It sounds easy enough, but it requires a pretty high-tech system to deliver hot water to you when you need it. Learn how a solar thermal water heating system works.
Spa bathrooms
Bring the spa experience home with welcoming fixtures and finishes
Tankless water heater
Learn how tankless water heaters work and if they are right for you.
Tankless water heaters
Learn if a tankless water heater is right for you and your family
Tankless water heaters - Alliant Energy PowerHouse
If you're constantly running out of hot water at your house, you might want to consider a tankless water heater. They provide constant hot water and use less energy than a standard tank water heater.
Toilet technology
Visit Kohler manufacturing and learn about flushing technology
Visit the Kohler Design Center
See what's new in sinks and faucets for your kitchen and utility room
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Learn how this new technology for water heaters can help save energy. It works with standard, solar, tankless, electric or gas water heaters.
Water conservation
Simple improvements you can make to cut down on water use
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Learn what goes into safely and effectively installing a water heater.
Which water heater is best?
Learn how water heaters work and which is best for your family.
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August 19/20
  • Segment 1: AC tuneup
  • Segment 2: Dryer vent clean
  • Segment 3: Air sealing DIY
  • Segment 4: Comfort / Smart LEDs / 20th anniversary




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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).