Contractor Circle logos

Contractor Circle benefit: Use our installer and supplier logos

If you’re not a member of Contractor Circle, now is the time to join. One of the benefits of membership is the exclusive opportunity to use our Contractor Circle installer or supplier logo and messaging on your print and website marketing materials. Using the logo helps your customers easily identify your business as an approved energySMART Contractor Circle member. It demonstrates that you know and use the program and can offer instant discounts to customers. 

Learn more about this and other benefits of Contractor Circle membership here.

5000 homes

Residential new construction program completes 5,000 homes

The residential new construction program, a joint offering from ComEd® and Nicor Gas, recently completed the construction of its 5,000th efficient home. These homes exceed current Illinois Energy Codes by at least 20 percent, allowing homeowners to save from the day they move in. Learn more about the program, see the home and read the full story here.

Illinois Commerce Commission

What the new ICC Certification requirement might mean for your business

Prior to issuing certain energy efficiency incentives or rebates, ComEd will need to verify that the contractor responsible is certified through the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to install energy efficiency measures. This is an electric utility requirement only – it is not required to take advantage of offers from Nicor Gas. For more information, contact ComEd at 1.855.433.2700 or visit the Illinois Commerce Commission Installer Certification website.

Air sealing

How tight is too tight?

Find out how to strike the right balance when air sealing, insulating and ventilating homes so you can save energy, protect residents and promote comfort. Read the article here.

RCM Heating and Cooling

Contractor spotlight: RCM supports local veteran

RCM Heating and Cooling is featured for going above and beyond in its service to its community. RCM aimed to show its appreciation for military personnel and to honor veterans by raffling off a new furnace and AC system to a local veteran in need. Click here to read more of the story.