Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Workers will require access to homes, businesses or residential complex and the city is reminding residents to ask for proper identification from workers.
Nicor Gas is working to replace nearly 12,000 feet of gas main and 232 gas services with new meters and regulators in southeast Evanston, according to a press release. Nicor Gas, along with United Meters Inc. are meeting with customers to locate their gas meters, services and identify new locations for gas service, meter and regulators. This requires accessing homes, businesses or residential complex and the city is reminding residents or business owners to always ask for proper identification from contractors working for any utility company. The actual construction work is expected to last from June to October and will be performed by NPL Construction, in conjunction with Nicor Gas. The first construction phase will consist of new gas…
Monday, March 18, 2013
For every Evanston homeowner or business that participates in Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Programs, $50 will be awarded, up to $25,000.
Evanston residents chose the YWCA Evanston/North Shore to win an energy retrofit from Nicor Gas as part of the company’s energy efficiency competition against Oak Park, according to a press release. For every Evanston homeowner or business that participates in one of several Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Programs, $50 will be awarded to each community’s final prize, up to a total of $25,000 per community. The Community Challenge began February 1, 2013, and runs through April 30, 2013, in Evanston and Oak Park and is an initiative to help foster energy efficiency awareness and action within the two communities. “We could not be more grateful to our supporters in the Evanston community,” Karen Singer, president and CEO of the YWCA Evanston/…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Help the City of Evanston win up to some $100,000 in prize, rebates and incentive offerings by enrolling in Nicor Gas programs.
Wednesday, February 6
The City of Evanston is participating in the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program Community Challenge from February through April with the goal of reducing community energy usage, according to a press release. Evanston could win up to $25,000 in prize money and potentially $85,000 in rebate and incentive offerings from Nicor Gas to use towards a community project if the city enrolls new participants in one of six existing Nicor Gas programs. The Energy Efficiency Program Community Challenge aims to help foster energy efficiency awareness and action within Evanston and Oak Park. More details on the challenge from the City of Evanston: 1. Vote for a local non-profit to win an energy retrofit The Evanston community will select one organization…
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
For the next two years, Nicor Gas will begin cleaning up a contaminated site near Oakton Street and McCormick Boulevard. Trucks will be travelling through both Lincolnwood and Skokie.
Starting on Dec. 17 and for the next two years, Nicor Gas will begin cleaning a contaminated site near the intersection of Oakton Street and McCormick Boulevard. The contaminated land - which is adjacent to the Skokie Sports Park on Oakton Street - will soon turn into a massive sports field, with three lighted baseball diamonds, a soccer field and possibly even a place to play cricket. But before any construction can begin, Nicor Gas - along with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency - have to dispose of contaminated material beneath the ground. While Skokie will get to use the land for their multipurpose sports field, the property itself is owned by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago. The truck route - …