EcoWorks logo
SmartEnergy
April 21, 2014

UIX: Jacob Corvidae and EcoWorks

There’s a perception that “green living” is a status symbol for Prius-driving, Whole Foods-shopping, yoga-practicing affluent suburbanites. For people further down the socioeconomic scale, things like taking the bus and…
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Hayley Roberts, communications director for the Michigan Suburbs Alliance
SmartEnergy
April 21, 2014

Can Southgate become an anchor for regional sustainability and affordability?

Teach a person to make a house more energy efficient, and an impact will be made on an energy bill. Teach a person to educate her community about energy efficiency,…
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Terri Schroeder
SmartEnergy
April 21, 2014

Q&A: Terri Schroeder, Michigan Saves’ Operations Manager

In her two years as Michigan Saves‘ Operations Manager, Schroeder has grown the program’s residential and commercial loan programs and is now overseeing the launch of new public sector and…
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Anna Schroen
SmartEnergy
April 21, 2014

Building a social media presence from the ground up

Michigan Saves has a 21st century approach to energy use — less is more — so it should be no surprise that our approach to marketing our services is equally…
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The Scholten family replaced their wasteful furnace with a modern unit paired with insulation and sealing leaky spots for a more comfortable home
SmartEnergy
April 21, 2014

Energy efficiency brings savings and comfort to Grand Rapids family

Michael Scholten explains. "Our sons' rooms were always cold in the winter, and on the coldest nights we would use space heaters to keep them warm."
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Mary Templeton, executive director and CEO of Michigan Saves
SmartEnergy
April 21, 2014

Welcome to Smart Energy

The changes occurring at Michigan Saves these days are as frequent as the shifts in Michigan’s weather. There’s so much big news, so many important advances in the cause of…
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The Harrington Apartments on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit
SmartEnergy
April 21, 2014

Southwest Housing Solutions tackles multifamily energy efficiency retrofits

Dan Pederson and Southwest Housing Solutions in Detroit are keen on green energy. As a nonprofit committed to neighborhood revitalization, Southwest Housing also is keen to help its tenants stay…
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