Frequently Asked Questions (Parents)

  • What is the Super Savers Program?

    The Super Savers Program was developed to teach students easy ways to use energy wisely in their homes.

     

  • What is included with the Super Savers Program?

    The Super Savers Program comes complete with a teacher book filled with lesson plans, activity books and engaging activities that can be used inside and outside of the classroom. Each teacher and student will receive an individual Student Guide, Student Workbook and a Super Savers Kit. The kit includes energy-saving products that will help students implement classroom lessons at home. Kit items include:

     

    • Three 9-Watt LED Light Bulbs*
    • High Efficiency Showerhead
    • Kitchen Faucet Aerator
    • Two Bathroom Faucet Aerators
    • Shower Timer
    • Digital Thermometer
    • And Much More!

    *In areas that are not served by ComEd, the kit will not include lighting.

     

  • Who pays for the Super Savers Program?

    This program is funded by ComEd, Nicor Gas, Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas customers in compliance with Illinois law.

     

  • How much does the program cost?

    The Super Savers Program is provided by ComEd, Nicor Gas, Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas at no cost to you, your school or your school district.

     

  • Why should my family participate in the Super Savers Program?

    Everyone can learn to use energy wisely at home. When you discover ways your family can improve, you’ll maximize your savings while minimizing your environmental impact.

     

  • What does my family need to do?

    Participation requirements are minimal. Your child will be given a Super Savers Kit, which includes products that feature the latest efficiency technologies. You and your child can install the products together and complete the homework assignments. The Student Workbook explains what to do. When your child returns the completed workbook, he or she will receive a Certificate of Achievement!

     

  • How do I install the products provided in the Super Savers Kit?

    To learn how to install the products provided in the Super Savers Kit, visit the Kit Items page and view or print the individual installation instructions.

     

  • Can I get another Super Savers Kit?

    Sorry, only one kit is available to each student.

     

  • How is the information in the surveys used?

    The survey information provided by program participants is important to the program’s success. It is used to measure the knowledge gained by program participants, to gauge the effectiveness of the program activities, to gather demographic data, and to estimate overall energy savings that is reported to the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). The information requested in the surveys in no way connects us with your private account information and CANNOT be used for any other purposes than those described above.

     

  • Who do I contact if I have questions regarding my bill?

    Contact your utility directly.

     

  • What other programs and rebates are available to my family?

    The providers of the Super Savers Program have a suite of energy efficiency programs to help you save energy and money. Check out the Parent Pack inside your Super Savers Kit for more information, or visit the Additional Money-Saving Programs page.

     

This program is funded by ComEd, Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas, and Nicor Gas customers in compliance with state law.