Year: 2022

Request for Proposals: Public Relations Consultant/Agency

The purpose of this request for proposals (RFP) is to identify the appropriate consultant/agency to support Michigan Saves’ strategic communications, media relations, and public relations priorities. Please submit responses by 5:00 PM EST on September 23, 2022.

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Water-efficient Bathrooms: Showerheads and Faucets

A tried-and-true method of water conservation is to take shorter showers. But if you want to linger under the hot water in the dead of winter or after a long day, there are other ways to make sure you’re wasting as little water as possible. One of the best ways to conserve water at any time of year is to install eco-upgraded showerheads and faucets in your bathrooms. 

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Water-efficient Bathrooms: Toilets

When you think about conserving water and saving on water bills, you probably think in terms of using less water in sinks, showers, tubs, dishwashers, and washing machines. Yet toilets account for almost 30 percent of the average home’s water usage.

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How to Abate or Remediate Lead in Your Home

If you live in an older home or neighborhood and have recently discovered lead in your paint, soil, plumbing, or elsewhere, it’s wise to work toward lead remediation or abatement as soon as possible. Remediation involves bringing your home up to lead safety standards by mitigating associated health risks. Abatement involves permanently removing lead from your home altogether.

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The Health Risks of Lead in Your Home

Most people think of their homes as the safest place they can be. However, if you live in an older house, apartment building, or neighborhood, there may be sources of excessive lead in and around your living space that can cause lead poisoning.

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The Benefits of Upgrading to an Electric Car

If you’ve been eyeing electric vehicles (EVs) as options for your next car, you’re not alone. As of 2020, about 1.8 million EVs were registered in the U.S., and more are purchased every day. EVs come in three varieties: all-electric vehicles or battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid vehicles, and fuel-cell vehicles.

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