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HOW LED STREET LIGHTS CAN BRIGHTEN SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN┬áCOMMUNITIES If metro Detroit converted 50,000 street lights to LED technology, what kind of impact would that make? Cities and taxpayers alike would benefit from the cost savings, and our region would move one more step from rust belt to green belt. On Wednesday, November 13th, city staff Read more…

City of Ferndale Fully Engaged in Sustainability Planning


Longtime Regional Energy Office Ferndale is fully engaged in planning for a more sustainable, energy efficient future for citizens and the local government. City Manager April McGrath has tasked Joe Gacioch, the City’s Grant Project Coordinator, to roll ahead with creating and implementing an Energy Management Plan for the City. The City is taking advantage Read more…

Energy Office women energize Southgate!

BetterBuildings for Michigan director Amanda Dentler

The BetterBuildings for Michigan and Climate Action Planning teams are hitting the ground in Southgate in January 2012 to promote energy efficiency and help combat climate changes within the community! (Boy, that was a mouthful!)

Craig Fahle Show features BetterBuildings for Michigan


Our own Jacob Corvidae checks in with Craig Fahle at the halfway point of BetterBuildings for Michigan, a 3-year, $30 million program that aims to make 4,000 metro Detroit homes more energy efficient. You can listen to a recording of the program here, on WDET’s website.