Oak Park’s Energy Efficiency
and HVAC Specialists


Multi-family HVAC in Oak Park

Manage an apartment building or duplex in Oak Park and the surrounding area? Are you looking for someone to configure your heating or AC system properly? Rest assured, you've come to the right place! You can rely on our local experts to keep your tenants comfortable and use less energy with our energy efficiency auditing. At Energy Matters, we’ve been experts in the field for 10 years and have the knowledge to install commercial HVAC equipment that lowers energy usage. We work with ComEd, Nicor, People's Gas, and Mitsubishi to get you rebates! Call us today for a quote on ac service or replacement in Riverside, River Forest, and surrounding areas.


Single-family HVAC in River Forest

Live in Oak Park or the surrounding areas and need a local HVAC company you can rely on? The team at Energy Matters is here to ensure your family's comfort. And we bring all of our multi-family and efficiency expertise to ensure we do it right. In addition to fast repairs, we also provide top-notch ac installation. To ensure your bills stay reasonable, our heating and cooling business also provides heat pump, boiler, AC, and furnace maintenance. Schedule residential service in River Forest, Oak Park, Riverside, or surrounding areas.
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Introducing the Old Building Specialists

Energy Matters is a small HVAC business committed to unwavering integrity in our communications, systems evaluation, and project delivery. With experience working on various energy efficiency systems, we’re uniquely qualified to tackle your energy and comfort issues. Our team of professionals evaluates buildings as a complete system and identifies the best way to make your building resilient, strong, and healthy. To make this easier, we provide a number of heating cooling, and energy efficiency services throughout the Oak Park area.

Our leadership comes from extensive engineering backgrounds. Mike and Matt Nickels have direct experience in construction, engineering, rehabilitation, and single-family HVAC service. Energy Matters values long-lasting results and long-lasting relationships, an outcome supported by our list of repeat clients. We can be as involved in the project as you want us to be. From planning partner to HVAC tech, we are here to support you.

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What Sets Us Apart

Energy Matters, is a family owned business that has experience in providing quality service to the Chicago-land area for over 11 years. We are a fully licensed and insured HVAC and Energy Efficiency company looking to serve as your partner in any of your home or business’s needs. We take our relationship with our customers very seriously and are looking to give you exactly what you need in a timely and friendly manner. With experience in engineering, and a vast array of skills, our staff is ready to help you make your space efficient and comfortable!
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Our Qualified Team

Our team of HVAC and efficiency experts has won two sizable awards from the Nicor Rebate Program. The first for being the biggest multi-family therm saver and the other for utilizing the rebate program at a high frequency in an innovative way.

Our team is deeply knowledgeable in engineering, energy efficiency, HVAC, construction, and rehabilitation of historic buildings. We pride ourselves on providing our customers the best advisement and equipment across the River Forest, Riverside, and the surrounding areas.


  • 2014 Nicor Gas Innovation in Energy Efficiency Award
  • 2014 Nicor Gas Biggest Therm Saver for Multi-Family
  • 2018 American Standard Sales Award

Certificates and Licenses

  • Mitsubishi trained technicians (Diamond Contractor)
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
  • Multi-Family Building Analyst Certified
  • HVAC Smart Certified Technicians
  • BPI Certified Technicians
  • Licensed Electricians
  • OSHA trained employees
  • EPA 608 certified
  • Level 1 Infrared Thermographer

We Offer Secured Rebates for Clients

In our 10 years of partnership with ComEd, Nicor, and People’s Gas we’ve helped multi-family and single-family homeowners redeem rebates for:

Cities We Service

  • Berwyn
  • Brookfield
  • Chicago
  • Elmhurst
  • Elmwood Park
  • Forest Park
  • Oak Park
  • River Forest
  • Riverside
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Heating and Cooling Replacement in Oak Park

Energy Matters works with residential and multi-family customers to get the best out of their heating and cooling systems. We work with everything from steam boilers to heat pumps as well as all electric heating and AC systems. Our efficiency expertise ensures our air conditioning and furnace installations are always done right.

After discussing what unit best matches your home’s requirements and your comfort needs, an Energy Matters team member will draft their design document. When done, our Oak Park ac company will provide a quote including eligible local and federal rebates.
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Energy Matters works with American Standard Air Conditioner products in River Forest IL. Mitsubishi Electric heat pump and ductless AC products in Riverside IL are our specialty.

Oak Park’s Heat Pump and Electrification Specialists

Choose Energy Matters for comprehensive heat pump services in River Forest and Riverside. Rest easy knowing our work is backed by certifications with American Standard, Spacepak, and Mitsubishi.

From initial heat pump consultation to heat pump installation and maintenance, we have the expertise to get the job done. We can also help you take advantage of heat pump electrification rebates available in Oak Park and River Forest. Our team is adept at finding the right fit for your home, providing heat pumps that cater to a wide temperature range, including models that perform at temperatures as low as -20 degrees. Whether you need a ducted or ductless system, we can ensure maximum comfort and efficiency.

Energy Efficiency in Oak Park and Riverside

Energy Matters works with multi-family residential and commercial property owners like you to lower utility bills. This is done through various energy efficiency upgrades and HVAC changes specific to each property. We are a full-service team of multi-family experts that takes you from start to finish.

After an initial meeting, an Energy Matters team member will perform a complete walk through of your property. Then, based on which items you choose, we’ll create a plan to save you money.

Our multi-family HVAC services include pipe insulation, tank insulation, boiler maintenance, through-the-wall HVAC, building automation, and steam trap service. Call (708) 381-2318 to schedule an energy efficiency audit in River Forest or Oak Park.
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Energy Matters works with ComEd for energy efficiency rebates in River Forest IL.
Energy Matters works with Nicor Gas for energy efficiency rebates in Riverside IL.
Energy Matters works with Peoples Gas for energy efficiency rebates in Oak Park IL.

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