Entries by David Lingholm

Venting about the need to clear your meters

  When you buy a house that is almost 90 years old, you expect to have a few issues. One that I did not expect, but am glad was caught, was a blockage in my gas meter vent. During a routine boiler tune-up, the contractor immediately noticed the valve on our gas meter that regulates […]

Reward for information in killing of Sgt. Rose up to $30,000

For many DTE Energy employees, the death of Wayne State University Sgt. Collin Rose was personal. The company’s security team works closely with the WSU Police Department on a number of initiatives, including supplying bait cars to help reduce auto thefts in Detroit. “As a public servant dedicated to the safety of the public, Sgt. […]

Slideshow: Detroit’s Christmas tree lighting celebration

Everyone marks the beginning of the holiday season in their own way. Some start playing Christmas music as soon as the trick-or-treaters go home. Others start feeling the holiday spirit as soon as the Thanksgiving Day football games go off the air. For thousands of Detroiters, the holidays started last Friday night with the lighting […]

The twelve days of energy savings

This is the time of year for holiday songs, specifically the catchy ones that get stuck in your head. If you are anything like me, you can only remember the first few bars of a song and the chorus. The only way I have found to get a song out of my head is to […]

Future of renewable energy is bright in Michigan

General Motors recently made a commitment to make 100 percent of their facilities worldwide powered by renewable energy by 2050. With the unveiling of their solar array at their Warren Transmission plant today, they took one more step toward that goal. The company now has 24 solar arrays around the world, 16 of which are […]