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Nicor Gas celebrates Engineers Week 2021

Vice President of Operations Christa Markgraff, who began her career as an engineer at Nicor Gas, shares her thoughts on the skillsets today’s engineers need, authentic learning and the future of energy.


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Conservation at Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo holds the mission to inspire conservation leadership by connecting people with wildlife and nature. While it certainly achieves this goal through excellent animal care, the zoo is inspiring conservation leadership in ways that patrons might not expect.description


5,000 New Energy Efficient Homes

Through the joint residential new construction offering, ComEd and Nicor Gas provide financial incentives to new home builders and building performance consultants to encourage design and construction of new homes that exceed current Illinois Energy Code requirements by at least 20 percent. 

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Home Air Sealing and Insulation

Without air sealing and insulation in your home, you could be losing 20 to 30 percent of your heated (or cooled) air through leaks, holes and poorly connected ducts.

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Anthony Place Senior Apartments Grand Opening

Anthony Place Senior Living earns energy efficiency incentives. 


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The Energy Efficiency Myth

Washing clothes in warm water has often been credited with killing more germs and making clothes cleaner. At Nicor Gas, we’re looking to clean up this myth and show you the benefits of easy efficiency practices.

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Find the Right Furnace Filter

When thinking about home maintenance, your furnace filter is probably the furthest thing from your mind. But it may be time to rethink your home maintenance priorities. Furnace filters are an inexpensive and easy-to-replace item with an important purpose.