Efficiency United and Energy Optimization (Electric) - Residential Efficiency Program (Michigan)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Michigan

Name Efficiency United and Energy Optimization (Electric) - Residential Efficiency Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Low-Income Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Ceiling Fan, Clothes Washers, Custom/Others pending approval, Dishwasher, Duct/Air sealing, Equipment Insulation, Lighting, Motor VFDs, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Windows, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Energy Audit, Smart Power Strip, Clothes Dryer, Refrigerator Recycling, Pipe Wrap
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount CFL Bulbs: Varies by retailer

Ceiling Fan: $15
CFL Fixture: $15
LED Fixture/Downlight Kit: $20
LED Light Bulbs: $10
Smart Power Strip: $20
Room Air Conditioners: $20
Clothes Washer: $50
Clothes Dryer: $25
Dishwasher: $25
Dehumidifier: $20
ECM Blower Motor: $150
Refrigerator Recycling: $30
Pipe Wrap: $4
Heat Pump Water Heater: $100
Programmable Thermostat: $20
Energy Savings Kit: Free with free online energy audit

Equipment Requirements Clothes Washer: ENERGY STAR

Expiration Date 2012-12-31

Maximum Incentive Ceiling Fans: 4

Smart Power Strip: 2
Pipe Wrap: 10 ln. ft.
CFL Bulbs: 12
Refrigerator Recycling: 2

Program Administrator CLEAResult Consulting
Website http://www.efficiencyunited.com/default.asp
Date added to DSIRE 2009-12-04
Last DSIRE Review 2012-11-02

References DSIRE[1]


The Efficiency United and Energy Optimization Programs, both administered by CLEAResult Consulting, provide residential electric incentives for the following Michigan utilities:

Energy Optimization

Alger-Delta Coop Electric Assn Cloverland Electric Co-op City of Escanaba Marquette Board of Light and Power City of Stephenson Cloverland Electric Coop Great Lakes Energy Coop Midwest Energy Cooperative Newberry Water and Light Board Ontonagon County R E A Presque Isle Electric and Gas Coop Thumb Electric Coop of Mich HomeWorks/Tri-County Electric Coop

Efficiency United

Alpena Power Co Bayfield Electric Coop, Inc Cloverland Electric Co-op(formerly Edison Sault) Village of Daggett Indiana Michigan Power Co (AEP) Upper Peninsula Power Co (UPPCO) Wisconsin Electric (We Energies) Wisconsin Public Service Corp (WPS) XCEL Energy

*Note: Any single utility may choose which of the available technologies to offer to its customers. All incentives listed above are not available in every service area.

The Michigan Public Clean, Renewable, and Efficient Energy Act (Public Act 295) passed in October 2008 provided original authorization to create these energy efficiency programs. The Efficiency United and Energy Optimization Programs provide residential electric and gas incentives, as well as the "Energy Depot," a set of online tools and resources to help manage home energy use and costs. Energy Depot is a free resource providing a home energy audit; homeowners can quickly estimate the annual energy use and cost of home energy systems and appliances.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Efficiency United

Address 1500 Abbot Rd.
Address 2 Suite 100
Place East Lansing, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48823
Phone (877) 367-3191
Phone 2 (517) 999-2350

Email info@efficiencyunited.com
Website http://www.efficiencyunited.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)"