Walt Dindoffer standing on the roof of a building with solar panels covering the roof
NewsSmartEnergy
August 8, 2019

How to pick a solar installation company

Finding the right solar installation company for the job can be tricky. Luckily, Michigan Saves compiled some helpful tips from trusted home solar contractors to help you choose a solar…
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Request for proposals mock-up
NewsSmartEnergy
June 24, 2019

Request for Proposals from Loan Origination Providers and Loan Application Call Centers

Michigan Saves has created a robust, statewide residential financing program that enables homeowners to finance the energy-efficiency and renewable energy improvements they want and need. To make this financing attractive…
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2018 Michigan Saves annual report graphic
NewsSmartEnergy
June 19, 2019

Michigan Saves’ 2018 Annual Report: Your Journey Is Our Story

At Michigan Saves, our mission is to make energy improvements easier and more affordable for all Michiganders. In 2018, our team grew even stronger—and as our team grew, so did…
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Illustration of a cityscape
NewsSmartEnergy
June 4, 2019

The Bottom Line of Commercial Energy Efficiency Financing

Every building has energy waste, but it doesn’t have to affect your bottom line. Michigan Saves’ commercial energy efficiency financing, as well as financing for renewable energy improvements, can help…
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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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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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