Entries by Brynn Guster

Easy ways to be energy efficient in the workplace

Did you know Americans flush $130 billion down the drain on wasted energy each year? And while the thought of energy efficiency is often focused on the home, there are many easy ways to reduce your energy use while in the office, too. We often think of large actions to improve a building’s energy efficiency, […]

DTE Energy celebrates National Energy Efficiency Day

October 5th marks the second annual national Energy Efficiency Day. DTE Energy is joining regional and national organizations, businesses, utilities, and individuals working to promote energy efficiency – the quickest way to meet our energy needs, cut consumer bills and reduce pollution. “Energy efficiency allows customers to control their energy use and see savings on […]

DTE breaks down barriers to reach the Deaf community, recognized by Lt. Governor

Michigan has approximately 100,000 residents who communicate exclusively using American Sign Language (ASL). In collaboration with the Alliance for Deaf Services, DTE Energy launched a first of its kind program utilizing Video Remote Interpretation technology to engage the Deaf community. By providing its energy specialists visiting the homes of Deaf customer’s easy access to qualified […]

Businesses boast to win $5,000 DTE Energy makeover

We know you are proud of your business, and we are too, which is why DTE Energy is kicking-off the second annual Business Pride contest. Simply tell us why you’re proud of your business and you will be entered to win a $5,000 energy makeover inclusive of the installation of LED lightbulbs, energy efficient pre-rinse […]

Are heat and humidity increasing your energy bill?

Higher temperatures don’t have to mean higher energy bills. By reducing heat and humidity inside your home can help keep you cool and save money on your energy bills as well as reduce health issues such as mold and mildew. When hot days you can avoid adding heat to your home by following these simple […]

Become a fan of ventilation to keep your home cool

With warm weather upon us, we are all looking for ways to stay cool. Did you know ventilation is the least expensive and most energy efficient way to cool your home? It is true. “Often we resort to man-made measures, such as cranking the air conditioner, that are not as cost-effective as simply opening windows,” […]

DTE Energy Powers Together with Ann Arbor to launch community solar park

DTE Energy recently launched a community-focused contest aimed to drive participation and awareness in DTE efficiency opportunities and give back to Ann Arbor through sustainability efforts. The Power Together community pilot challenged residents to develop long-term energy efficient behaviors and vote for one of several community projects chosen by the City of Ann Arbor to […]