• Michigan businesses snap up funding for energy efficient lighting

    Businesses and non-profit organizations across Michigan are snapping up rebates and grants offered by the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) to help them reduce their energy usage and cut energy bills.

    “Michigan’s new energy laws emphasize programs that help businesses reduce energy waste, and businesses are responding in large numbers – especially to rebates that involve switching to more efficient lighting” said Robert Jackson, director of MAE’s Energy Office, at an event held at Lansing-based Liquid Web as part of Energy Efficiency Day.

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  • Joshua Aden, Carol Miller, WSU professor, and Kendal Kuneman, of the City of Detroit’s Office of Sustainability (L to R)

    Benchmarking with free online tool helps businesses, organizations reduce energy waste

    More and more Michigan businesses and organizations are using benchmarking to target ways to reduce energy waste and cut energy bills.

    Benchmarking involves assembling annual utility data to establish a baseline. This provides the ability to:

    • Compare building performance with other similar buildings
    • Quantify or verify energy and water savings after building improvements are made and
    • Identify opportunities for significant energy cost savings.



Michigan Agency for Energy