Churches and Non-Profits get Free LED “Fluorescent-type” Lights this Winter!
West Michigan congregations and other non-profits are saving energy and saving money on their utility bills with a free program called “Light the Way”. The non-profit organization Michigan Interfaith Power and Light (www.miipl.org) has partnered with Consumers Energy to provide the outreach for this free, valuable service.
“This is a free service that our utility companies are required to provide for their customers,” states Sally Wagoner, the local Outreach Specialist for the program. “Consumers Energy is doing more than its share to make sure this service is available to as many non-profits and houses of worship as possible before the end of this year.”
Light the Way includes an in-depth energy assessment walk through (in-person or virtual) of the facility, as well as free energy saving devices such as LED bulbs and fluorescent type lights, water saving faucets, smart thermostats and the like. The detailed Energy Assessment will then provide the church or non-profit a plan to increase their energy efficiency as they make future upgrades. Often there are rebates and other resources that are available to help cover costs.
“LED Fluorescent-type lights are a new part of the service, so even if a church or non-profit received a walk through assessment and free energy efficient products from Consumers Energy in the past, they are eligible to receive these new devices now,” continues Ms. Wagoner.
“Saving money on the increasing costs of utility bills is so important for our congregations and non-profits that provide needed services to our communities,” states Ms. Wagoner. “I am happy to help these organizations sign up for this amazing service,” adds Ms. Wagoner.
For information on how to sign up for Light the Way, contact Sally Wagoner: firstname.lastname@example.org, 231-245-6237. Michigan Interfaith Power and Light website has further details on this and other programs: www.miipl.org
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