It doesn't have to cost a lot to save energy. Follow these simple tips and start saving energy and money today!


CFL Bulb


Monitor and switch to more efficient lighting

  • Turn off lights in the daytime and when the building is unoccupied
  • Remove unused lamps or rewire for half-lighting
  • Switching to CFLs saves about $44 per bulb per year
  • Replace T12 lamps with high efficiency T8 fluorescent lamps for an energy reduction of 2 - 5 percent


Programmable Thermostat

Install a programmable thermostat

  • Save up to 10 percent on heating and cooling bills
  • DTE Energy is providing thermostats and installation in eligible customer facilities it serves absolutely FREE
  • Adjust thermostat temperatures when building is unoccupied


A/C Maintenance

Manage your heating and cooling system

  • Keep ducts and filters clean so HVAC equipment can operate at maximum efficiency and lower cost
  • Check outdoor air conditioning coils and remove debris.
  • Spot heat small areas when possible
Sealing leaks

Seal and repair doors and windows

  • Check exterior door seals and repair as needed
  • Check the seal and caulking around the glass
  • Fix doors and windows that do not close
  • Adjust shades and blinds to control heat from the sun

Start Saving Now!


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