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IL Appliance Rebate Part Two – September 24

Are you ready for Round 2? Here at Abt, we definitely are! For one day only (Friday, September 24th), you can be one of thousands of IL residents to use part of the remaining $3 million in stimulus funds. Illinois residents can receive 15% instantly (up to $250 per category) on Energy-Star qualified appliances. Just like the Cash for Appliances Day in April, this money is given out first come, first serve.…

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Refrigerator Buying Tips

Hello! It’s Tim again and I’m back with more green tips for you! Today, with the current heat level around here, I thought I’d talk about refrigerators. After your HVAC system, your fridge uses the most energy of any appliance¬†in your home. When buying a new or replacement fridge, keep these things in mind: Buy an Energy Star unit.¬† The slightly higher purchase price will be offset by your lower energy bill…

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Abt Discusses Appliance Rebate Program on ABC7

Monday morning, ABC 7 News visited Abt to discuss the stimulus program for appliances, beginning Friday. Illinois received $12 million for Energy Star qualifying hot water heaters, central air conditioners, furnaces, and appliances. The rebate began for hot water heaters, central air conditioners, and furnaces on January 31st of this year. Half of the stimulus money has already been doled out. Beginning this Friday, April 16, any in-store purchase of Energy Star…

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