Cost savings and better energy choices start with knowledge. Put the new smart meter technology to work for you by learning how to manage your choices. Join University of Illinois Extension Educator Jay Solomon for an overview of the energy and cost saving opportunities opened by the recently installed electricity “Smart Meters.” Basics of the smart meter technology, accessing your energy information, proactively managing your energy use and cost, and ComEd consumer programs will be included in the discussion at the Saving Money with Smart Meters Workshop. Saving Money with Smart Meters Workshop will be held Thursday, December 7 at 6:00 p.m. at the Durand Library located at Durand Schools, 200 West South Street, Durand, IL. This workshop is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is requested by calling the University of Illinois Extension at (815) 986-4357 or on-line at web.extension.illinois.edu/jsw.