Heating, Cooling and Water Heating

The program is designed to help you promote high efficiency heating and cooling equipment.

For more information on becoming a Residential Heating, Cooling and Water Heating Program Trade Ally, email consumershvac@icf.com.

If you want to become more involved as a Trade Ally, consider the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Program.

Program Updates

TECHNICAL BULLETIN: BEST PRACTICES FOR LIVING SPACES ABOVE GARAGES

A new bulletin has been added to the Consumers Energy and DTE Energy Energy Efficiency Learning Center (EELC).

TECHNICAL BULLETIN: MARCH NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRIC RATES

A new bulletin has been added to the Consumers Energy and DTE Energy Energy Efficiency Learning Center (EELC).

TECHNICAL BULLETIN: DUCT TESTING PREPARATION AND TIPS

An energy efficient home requires an adequately sealed duct system. A duct system that is well-designed and properly sealed can make homes more comfortable, energy efficient, and safer. Leaky ducts can reduce heating and cooling system efficiency by as much as 20%.

TECHNICAL BULLETIN: RADIANT BARRIERS

Heat transfer in homes occurs by convection, conduction, and/or radiation. Radiation is the primary source of heat transfer in an attic and can reduce the overall energy efficiency of a home. Across the United States, builders have been installing radiant barriers in attics to improve home performance and increase comfort.

TECHNICAL BULLETIN: GENERAL INSULATION OVERVIEW

A new bulletin has been added to the Consumers Energy and DTE Energy Energy Efficiency Learning Center (EELC).