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Helping Neighbors

Consumers Energy Efficiency Program


The Consumers Energy Helping Neighbors Program may be available to help your family save energy and money while also improving the comfort of your home. Serving income-eligible households at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) or 80% Area Median Income (AMI), the Helping Neighbors design uses a portfolio of initiatives to provide a depth of services for single-family customers.

Home Energy Analysis

A trained analyst will spend 90 minutes identifying ways
you can save energy and provide free energy saving

These upgrades may include:

  • Programmable thermostat
  • LED bulbs and nightlights
  • Kitchen and bathroom faucet aerators
  • High efficiency showerheads
  • Water heater pipe wrap
  • Customized report

* Eligibility determined at time of visit

Home Energy Analysis Eligibility

  • Must have Consumer gas or gas/electric service
  • Single family detached homes, attached homes (up
    to four plex), condominiums and mobile homes
  • Homeowners or renters
  • No past participation
  • Active Consumers account

Utility Assistance Programs

Dial 2-1-1. United Way’s Get Help Line – 24/7 connector

State-Managed programs:

  • Home Heating Credit (Treasury) – tax credit for heat
  • State Emergency Relief (DHHS) – must be past due

Non-Profit Agency programs (MEAP): emergency shut offs

Consumers Energy Programs:

  • CARE Program
  • Shut-Off Protection: Seniors (65+) & Active Military, Winter
    Protection Plan, Shut-Off Protection Plan, Third part Notification,
    Medical Emergency Protection
  • Special Rate Discounts: Seniors & Income Qualified

Schedule Home Assessments online or call 877-448-9433.

Use promo code ARASTERA

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