Save energy. Save money. What if one decision you made
today could save money at your
New programs offer incentives to home or business every day?
stretch your energy dollar.
Consumers Energy has rebates and instant savings on energy In Michigan, what if has
efficient products that can reduce your utility bills year after year. become what is.
Start saving today.
For a complete list of tips, tools and simple steps to help you use
energy more efficiently at home or in business, please contact us:
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Bring the Consumers Energy Business
Savings Home Solutions
R educe your home energy bills and save
money with the power of energy efficiency. G ive your business the power of energy efficiency and
save money. Consumers Energy has incentives on energy
efficient products that can reduce your energy use and deliver
Appliance Recycling significant savings on your bill.
We’ll pick up your qualifying and operating second refrigerator or freezer at Our incentives make initial investment costs more affordable for
no cost, recycle it in an environmentally safe way and give you $30 just be- businesses of all sizes. Two types of incentives:
cause you’ve chosen to recycle. It’s that easy to save. Note: In 2009, pickup
areas are limited to Consumers Energy service territories in and around Prescriptive Incentives
Flint, Saginaw, Jackson, Battle Creek and Kalamazoo, but the program These “off the rack” solutions allow you to install energy efficient
will be expanding to all Consumers Energy electric customers in 2010. equipment and achieve predetermined savings which qualify
To schedule a pickup, visit us online or call (877) 270-3519. for incentives. Incentives typically average 20 percent to
50 percent of the incremental cost of purchasing qualifying
Compact Fluorescent Lighting (CFL) technologies.
Get instant lighting savings from Consumers Energy at
Michigan stores near you. Simply purchase a qualified • Lighting • Water Heating
item from one of our participating retailers. Prices on • HVAC (electric and gas) • Miscellaneous
qualified items will be reduced in the store. • Motors and Drives
ENERGY STAR® Appliances Custom Incentives
Get rebates on certain ENERGY STAR appliances and products These “tailored” solutions are custom fit to your business. Incen-
such as clothes washers and programmable thermostats. Rebates tives are determined on a case-by-case basis. The payback period is
will reduce product prices while the appliances and products more than one year and less than eight years.
will reduce your energy costs every month. Eligible Custom Measures
Custom measures include, but are not limited to:
Heating and Cooling
• Process improvements
Consumers Energy has valuable rebates on energy efficient
• ir compressor controls and end use reduction improvements
air conditioners and furnaces that can make your purchase
• New technology applications
more affordable. If your system has reached its rated
lifetime, usually between 10 and 15 years, use our rebates
• Chiller plant optimization
to upgrade to high-efficiency equipment. It will lower your
• Cooling tower optimization
energy costs. (866) 234-0445
• Window replacements
• Insulation improvements
• Heat recovery projects
Whether you install a new energy efficient water heater or
insulating pipe wrap, our rebates reduce your purchase price.
For more information related to your business,
And with the savings you’ll get on your utility bills,
visit our FAQ page online, call us toll-free at (877)
it’s an investment that virtually pays for itself.
607-0737 or e-mail us at ConsumersEnergyBusiness