ComEd - Smart Ideas for Your Home Efficiency Program (Illinois)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Illinois

Name ComEd - Smart Ideas for Your Home Efficiency Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Caulking/Weather-stripping, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Lighting, Refrigerators, Energy Evaluations
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Lighting In-store Discounts: varies

Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $35
Energy Star Clothes Washer Rebate: $75
Complete HVAC System Replacement: up to $750
Home Energy Assessment: $49
Weatherization: 50% of the cost, up to $1,250
Multi-Family Efficiency: free High pressure, water-saving devices for kitchens and bathroom sinks, as well as up to eight compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)

Equipment Requirements Refrigerators/Freezer Recycling: Appliance being replaced must be operable and 10-30 cubic feet in size

Funding Source Illinois Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) surcharge

Maximum Incentive Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $50

In-store CFL Discounts: 12 bulbs and 6 fixtures
Weatherization Incentives: 50%

Date added to DSIRE 2008-12-08
Last DSIRE Review 2012-10-10
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) offers residential customers and building owners (or managers) incentives for certain energy efficiency upgrades and improvements. Increased incentives are available to residential homeowners, building owners and property managers for certain efficiency upgrades where electricity is used for both water heating and space heating. The lighting incentive is administered as an off-the-shelf discount program where purchasers receive a discount on compact fluorescent light bulbs from participating retailers (see web site for listing). Technicians will perform a free of charge energy assessment of common areas in addition to the upgrades above. Condo owners and renters are encouraged to have their property manager or building owner contact ComEd about this program.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service - Smart Ideas for Your Home
Department Exelon Corporation
Division ComEd Energy
Address P.O. Box 805379

Place Chicago, Illinois
Zip/Postal Code 60680-5379
Phone (888) 806-2273


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"