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MyHomeEQ in the Press

We were very happy to have been mentioned in Barbara Lonergan's "We Caught You Doing Something Cool" piece on March 23rd.  Barabara noted us as a free tool for homeowners to learn about their home's efficiency.  "We Caught You Doing Something Cool" is a regular feature of Elmhurst’s Cool Cities Coalition. If you spot someone around Elmhurst doing something cool to impact the environment, contact Elmhurst Cool Cities at 

Glencoe Home Earns LEED Platinum

On Friday, January 27th, a LEED Platinum residential certification will be awarded to Glencoe residents Natalie and Barry Slotnick.  The LEED Platinum certification is the highest level awarded by the US Green Building Council.  The Slotnick's home is only Illinois' second new construction home to achieve this impressive certification.

The Magic of Air-Sealing

This family received a comprehensive energy audit from one of our recommended auditors prior to the creation of MyHomeEQ. Because the homeowner has carpentry and contracting skills, they elected to complete the work themselves in stages and are taking their time getting everything just right.

What to Know about Home Energy Assessments

When you start with a home energy assessment, learning how to make your home more comfortable and lowering utility costs is easy. Think of it like a check-up for your home that helps to identify problems and solutions.

Increasing the Value of Energy Efficiency Retrofits

At MyHomeEQ, we're convinced that the value of home efficiency improvements shouldn't be limited to the savings on your utility bills, though the long-term payback there is frequently better than investing in the stock market, especially in the last few years. Energy efficiency retrofits are home improvements, just like upgrading your kitchen counters or getting stainless steel appliances, and should improve the overall value and equity of your home.