Financing Your Project

PACE! What is it good for?


A lot actually. PACE (or the artist formerly known as Property Assessed Clean Energy) was passed by the Michigan legislature in 2010, and it could be a game changer for our state. For those of who have not heard about PACE,  Let me tell you a little story about how PACE works. Bob the building Read more…

Rebates from DTE Energy

DTE Energy electric and gas customers are eligible for several rebates that can total up to $1,350. Examples are listed below. Rebate rates vary depending on whether customers have DTE Energy electric, DTE Energy gas or both. DTE Energy also offers comprehensive energy audits for $75-$125. Some examples of what is available: $50 – $500+ Read more…

Weatherization Assistance Program


The Weatherization Assistance Program has been around for decades, but many Michigan residents who qualify don’t realize it exists! If your household income is less than what is listed on the chart below, you may be eligible for a complete home energy upgrade – at no cost to you.

Michigan Saves Home Energy Loans

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Michigan Saves is a nonprofit organization that makes affordable loans for home energy improvements. Financing is available for homeowners at all income levels, based on your credit score (640 minimum). Funds are available for energy-saving measures like home weatherization, furnace and water heater upgrades, and more. I liked that I could get a loan straight Read more…