Case Studies

Young homeowners get to know their historic home

Arica and Mike

Arika Lycan and Mike Fry wanted to stay in the city of Ypsilanti after graduating from Eastern Michigan University. They fell in love with a historic 1920s home in Normal Park, but in doing so they knew they took on the drafts that come with an older home.

Sterling Heights homeowners save 60% on new furnace and A/C


When Fran Pitlock saw an article in the paper about BetterBuildings for Michigan, it sounded like a good idea. She and her husband Bob have lived in the same home for 25 years and even though it is in good shape, she wanted to find out what the program had to offer.

Historic home gets an energy upgrade


Christina Guzman has been a resident of Detroit’s historic Hubbard Farms neighborhood for many years. She owns a duplex there, and her parents live on the other side of the house. ‚ÄúThis was a wonderful opportunity to make my home more energy efficient. The BetterBuildings for Michigan team was friendly, polite and very efficient, and Read more…