DTE Energy (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Program

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Michigan

Name DTE Energy (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Construction, Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Clothes Washers, Dehumidifiers, Duct/Air sealing, Furnaces, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Windows, Room Air Conditioners, Tankless Water Heaters, Energy Audit, Furnace Tune-ups
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Air Sealing: up to $150

Floor Insulation: $50 - $100
Bandjoist Insulation: $50 - $100
Above Grade Wall/Knee Wall Insulation: $250
Crawl Space/Wall/Band Joist Insulation: $100
Ceiling Insulation: $125 - $250
Window Replacement: $30/window; $60/picture window or sliding glass door
Programmable Thermostat: $10-$20
Refrigerator Recycling: $40
Clothes Washer: $25 - $50
Dehumidifier and A/C Recycling: $20
Home Energy Audit: Up to $75
Furnace: Up to $500
Furnace Tune-up: $50
Boiler: $1000 - $1250
Storage Water Heater: $75
Tankless Water Heater: $100

Equipment Requirements Windows must be recognized/rated by NFRC (National Fenestration Rating Council) and ENERGY STAR

Insulation must be recognized/rated by the ASTM (American Society Testing Measurement
Furnace: 95% AFUE
Boiler: 92% AFUE

Installation Requirements See program web site

MichCon Customers are likely to get half of the rebate that a MichCon and Detroit Edison Customer would receive

Website http://www.dteenergy.com/residentialCustomers/saveEnergy/

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DTE offers a combination of energy audit discounts and rebates for the installation of energy efficiency improvements in Detroit Edison Electric and Michigan Consolidated Gas Co. service areas. Actual rebate levels vary according to whether the customer receives MichCon gas, DTE electric service, or both. Eligible measures and equipment includes clothes washers, dehumidifiers, programmable thermostats, energy audits, insulation, room air conditioning, appliance recycling, furnaces, boilers, air sealing, and energy audits. Customers should check the program web site for details (see rebate chart). Heating system applications must be filled out separately from Home Energy Audit offers. Rebates also vary based by equipment size and efficiency.

In addition to low income weatherization programs, the Multifamily Dwelling Program offers upgrades in units and common areas for buildings with 5 or more units. Common area improvements include assistance with fluorescent lighting retrofits, lighting controls/sensors, and outdoor/safety lighting. Inside units, tenants can receive upgrades to CFLs, pipe wrap insulation, and water saving devices. Participation is first come-first serve, and an energy audit should be completed prior to installations. More information at 866-796-0512.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name DTE Energy Efficiency
Division Your Energy SavingsSM Program
Address P.O. Box 11289
Place Detroit, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48211
Phone (866) 796-0512
Fax (877) 607-0744
Email YourEnergySavings@kema.com
Website http://www.YourEnergySavings.com

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"