Are you interested in testing out smart technologies and energy efficiency programs in your home, apartment, or condo? Do you want to learn more about home energy savings? Or are you a home energy efficiency guru looking to share your energy saving tips? Illinois Green Alliance is working with the Illinois Science & Energy Innovation Foundation (ISEIF) to bring smart meter and energy efficiency information to communities. As smart meters, data access, and connected devices roll-out across Illinois, we are seeking volunteers to become energy efficiency experts and share information in their neighborhoods and with community groups about how these technologies and programs can help save people money and have a positive impact on the planet.

Whether you are an energy efficiency novice or expert, Energy Efficiency Ambassador volunteers will become well-versed on topics related to smart meter connected technology and related utility programs through trainings and testing out technology and energy efficiency programs first hand in their own homes. Volunteers will then share what they have learned through in-person programs with their communities (neighborhood, work, community group), social media, and other platforms to share energy and money saving tips.

Energy Efficiency Ambassador Volunteer Requirements:

- Volunteer as an Energy Efficiency Ambassador from February 2018 to July 2018
- Attend 3 in-person Energy Efficiency Ambassador volunteer trainings
- Attend bi-monthly check-in/happy hours to share best practices with other ambassadors
- Attend additional web-based training and professional development as scheduled
- Test out smart technology and utility energy saving programs in your home
- Collaborate with other ambassadors and community groups to coordinate (2) local events in your community to share your experience and energy saving tips
- Serve as an Energy Efficiency Ambassador on the 2018 GreenBuilt Home Tour (July 28 & 29)
- Share your experience and energy saving tips via social media and other platforms
- Participate as an Energy Efficiency Ambassador in residential green building programming coordinated by Illinois Green

Please submit your application by Friday, February 2. If you have any questions about the process please contact Liz Kuehn / 312-245-8300 x 204 or