Entries by DTE Social Media Team

DTE wins battle of the buildings

DTE Energy earned first place in the Michigan Battle of the Buildings competition for reducing energy use at its headquarters building by more than 30 percent last year. Battle of the Buildings is a “biggest loser” style competition that supports energy waste reduction practices in buildings across the state.  The company competed against other commercial […]

CEO Gerry Anderson Discusses DTE’s Environmental Leadership

Almost one year ago, DTE announced one of the first and most aggressive initiatives in the energy industry – reducing carbon emissions by 80 percent. To achieve this goal while maintaining reliable and affordable energy for our customers, DTE is substantially increasing use of renewable energy and lower-emissions natural gas and improving programs to encourage […]

How to use recycled dryer sheets to clean your home

Did you know the average American family does nearly 400 loads of laundry per year? That means there are plenty of used dryer sheets you can give a second life before throwing them in the trash. Honor Earth Day – and tackle spring cleaning – by practicing one of Earth Day’s three guiding principles, reuse! […]

The Appliance Using the Most Energy in Your House

The average American family washes about 300 loads of laundry each year and that adds up in time and energy. In fact, of any appliance in your home, the clothes dryer uses the most energy. Combine your weekly load of laundry with high energy use, and you’re sure to dread the chore. Following some quick […]

Kid-approved activities to remix spring break at home

Michigan’s spring break season is almost upon us, as students take a much-deserved time away from academics and other responsibilities. While most of us adults aren’t afforded the same luxury, spring break is a convenient opportunity to reconnect as a family. After all, quality time together is rare these days: Research finds American families spend […]