Illinois Municipal Electric Agency

Home Energy Calculator


Ever wonder what you could save by changing your thermostat setting or adding storm windows? Now you can find out with just as few clicks of your computer mouse. The calculator’s a quick, one-screen form asks about a dozen questions about your home. Simply click to indicate your home’s approximate square footage, age, number of occupants, fuel type, and several other variables. Then hit “Calculate” to get an estimate of the monthly and annual energy use and costs for your “base house.”

HomeEnergySuite™: A collection of offerings for your residential customers consisting of the following items:

HomeEnergyCalculator™: With the choice of a number of dropdown selections, a customer can estimate his/her home’s energy consumption and patterns. This information is tied to the weather for his/her region of the IMEA territory.

InteractiveEnergyHome™: This interactive depiction of a home seizes customer attention with a graphically rich and interactive home tour with information synchronized with the rooms.

HomeEnergyLibrary™: A library of information to enable your customers and staff to access an extensive collection of energy information in and around the home.

Kids Korner: An engaging and informative research-based learning center for children of all ages. Topics include: energy conservation, safety, energy fundamentals, history, glossary, careers and a host of fun activities.

Special Purpose Calculators for Televisions and Compact Fluorescent Lamp Comparisons:
Sometimes you only want the answer to a question about one special topic. These calculators allow you to focus on a specific topic and guide users in taking the next steps toward saving energy and money.
Direct All Questions Related to the IMEA Electric Efficiency Program to:
Rodd Whelpley
IMEA Program and Communications Administrator