Solar panels
NewsSmartEnergy
April 11, 2019

Why going solar is a bright decision

Even in cold climates and on cloudy days, going solar offers many benefits. From year-round energy efficiency and cost savings to reduced carbon emissions, there are plenty of advantages of…
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Amanda Godward of Ecotelligent Homes performing an air blower test on a home to check for leaks
NewsSmartEnergy
February 28, 2019

How to weatherize your home and stay protected year-round

Weatherizing your home is your best defense against the elements, but did you know it can help improve your health and safety, too? Learn how you can take simple steps…
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NewsSmartEnergy
February 12, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Demand surging for energy-efficiency and renewable energy improvements in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Saves, the nation’s first nonprofit green bank, saw explosive demand in 2018 for energy-efficiency and renewable energy improvement projects in homes and commercial buildings across the…
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contractor installing insulation within the frame of a house
NewsSmartEnergy
February 1, 2019

Cold house? Here’s five secrets to a warmer home

Is your house cold even with the heat on? Learn how to keep the cold out and the heat in with these five secrets to a warmer, more comfortable home.
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NewsSmartEnergy
January 4, 2019

Request for Proposals for Lobbying Services

Purpose Michigan Saves is soliciting proposals from firms qualified to provide legislative and lobbying consulting services. It is our intent to select a single consultant to accomplish the services outlined…
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small house in the winter time covered in snow with a shoveled side walk
NewsSmartEnergy
December 18, 2018

The cold doesn’t have to cost you

In the winter months, it’s not uncommon for homeowners to see a significant portion of their energy bills go toward heating. Even worse, some homes are more wasteful than others…
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whole building battery storage device
NewsSmartEnergy
October 30, 2018

12 New Energy Measures Now Available in Michigan

Whether in your home or business, making smart energy improvements can help maximize comfort and minimize energy costs. Here at Michigan Saves, we’ve designed energy-efficiency and renewable energy financing programs…
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Physical awards given out at the Governor's Energy Excellence Awards made from reclaimed oak and maple.
NewsSmartEnergy
September 27, 2018

Fourth annual Governor’s Energy Excellence Awards cements tradition amidst change

It was a night to celebrate everything from downtown union headquarters that double as zero net energy buildings to residents lowering the carbon footprint of their sleepy rural and lakeshore…
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Nick Schaefer, Fraser, Michigan's public works supervisor
NewsSmartEnergy
August 29, 2018

Michigan Saves’ Public Sector Energy Financing Program—a win-win for government

It is no secret that Michigan’s infrastructure is overdue for investment. And while the news is full of splashy images of cavernous potholes and rusty bridges, local governments can notch…
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NewsSmartEnergy
July 10, 2018

Request for Proposals from Web Application Development Companies for Michigan Saves

Purpose Michigan Saves is collaborating with the Connecticut Green Bank (CTGB) to develop a shared digital platform to manage each of our energy lending programs. Green banks negotiate favorable terms…
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