Energy Assessment

Lower your energy bills and help the environment!

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Understand your energy usage and the possibilities for reducing energy-related costs.


Over 120 years of experience in the business. Our certified energy managers can work with you to reduce your energy costs. Consumers Energy can even take care of installing your energy-saving projects while you concentrate on your core business!

Choose one of our many energy assessments or let us customize an assessment to meet your specific needs.
  • Comprehensive Energy Assessment (A comprehensive review of your energy use and an extensive report with cost reduction actions)
  • Base Energy Assessment (A targeted review of your energy use and a report with cost reduction actions)
  • Energy Evaluation (A review of your energy use and a report with energy-saving ideas)
  • Technical Energy Analysis (Performed in accordance with the Rebuild Michigan Energy Services “Technical Energy Analysis Guidelines” for schools, college/universities, public housing authorities and local government buildings)


Consider an energy assessment when you are setting up a new program, need help identifying energy saving projects, or just plain need a fresh set of eyes to look over your operations.

 
For more information about our energy management services or to receive a cost estimate for one of those services, contact us toll-free at (800) 805-0490 and ask to speak to a representative, e-mail us at businesscenter@consumersenergy.com or complete the form to request additional information.

These products/services are not regulated by the Michigan Public Service Commission.

 

Comprehensive Energy Assessment 

Detect inefficiencies and identify cost-saving solutions that will improve your bottom line. Receive an extensive report with cost-reduction recommendations from an experienced energy manager.

An energy assessment is an effective tool to identify ways to reduce the amount of energy your operations use each day.
A Comprehensive Energy Assessment is a complete review of energy usage including electricity, natural gas, other fuels and the systems that convert and use them such as compressed air, steam, heating and cooling systems, lighting and process systems. The assessment will also include water and sewage usage.

Site visits to your facility are performed by an experienced energy manager who will work together with your staff to discover energy-saving opportunities.

  • During our first visit, you will receive an initial review of potential cost-saving projects.
  • During the final visit, we will report our findings and answer your remaining questions.


We will present to you a report that includes:

  • Energy-saving recommendations and Cost Reduction Actions (CRA’s)
  • Implementation costs and a summary of recommendations sorted by greatest savings potential
  • A discussion of energy use and costs at your facility
  • Charts and graphs showing how you use energy
  • An interactive CD ROM that contains a spreadsheet of the energy savings calculations. You can change parameters such as fuel costs or operating hours and see its affects energy savings.

Let us help you lower your energy costs!

For more information on how to lower your energy-related costs, contact us toll-free at (800) 805-0490, e-mail us at businesscenter@consumersenergy.com or complete the form to request additional information.

These products/services are not regulated by the Michigan Public Service Commission.

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Base Energy Assessment 

Identify ways to improve energy efficiency. Receive a targeted review of your energy use in a custom report provided by an experienced energy manager.

Savings from reduced energy consumption go directly to your bottom line.

A Base Energy Assessment is a targeted review of energy usage including electricity, natural gas, other fuels and the systems that convert and use them such as compressed air, steam, heating and cooling systems, lighting and process systems. The assessment will also include water and sewage usage.

Site visits to your facility are performed by an experienced energy manager who will work together with your staff to discover energy-saving opportunities.

  • During our first visit, you will receive an initial review of potential cost-saving projects.
  • During the final visit, we will report our findings and answer your remaining questions.


We will present to you a report that includes:

  • Energy-saving recommendations and Cost Reduction Actions (CRA’s)
  • Implementation costs and payback information
  • The assessment presented in a formal report

We can help you lower your energy costs!

For more information on how to lower your energy-related costs, contact us toll-free at (800) 805-0490, e-mail us at businesscenter@consumersenergy.com or complete the form to request additional information.

These products/services are not regulated by the Michigan Public Service Commission.

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Energy Evaluation 

Identify energy-saving opportunities and cost-reduction options. Receive findings and suggestions for improving your bottom line.

Tap our expertise to help you analyze energy use and identify ways to improve efficiency and lower costs.

An Energy Evaluation is a brief review of energy consuming equipment including electricity, natural gas, air, steam, water and sewer usage, and other fuels.

A site visit to your facility is performed by an experienced energy manager who will work together with your staff to discover energy-saving opportunities. The visit concludes with a meeting to discuss options and answer questions.

You will receive a report that includes:

  • A brief description of energy-saving ideas to help you get your energy-saving projects underway
    NOTE: Energy savings calculations and implementation costs are not provided but may be added at a later date, ask for details.

 We can help you lower your energy costs!


For more information on how to lower your energy-related costs, contact us toll-free at (800) 805-0490, e-mail us at businesscenter@consumersenergy.com or complete the form to request additional information.

These products/services are not regulated by the Michigan Public Service Commission.

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Technical Energy Analysis (TEA) 

The TEA is performed in accordance with the Rebuild Michigan Energy Services “Technical Energy Analysis Guidelines.” This program is offered through the state of Michigan to schools, colleges/universities, public housing authorities and local government buildings to improve energy efficiency and reduce costs. Consumers Energy is a pre-qualified consultant, through the state of Michigan, to deliver the assessment.

The Technical Energy Analysis is a complete review of energy consumption including electrical, natural gas, other fuels, and water and sewer usage. It also includes the building envelope and equipment that consume energy. Equipment may include things such as compressed air, steam, heating, cooling, lighting, and office and process systems.

Site visits to your facility are performed by an experienced energy manager working together with your staff to discover energy-saving opportunities.

  • Your report is written to meet the intent of the “Technical Energy Analysis Guidelines.”
  • The report is submitted to the state’s energy office for a secondary review of accuracy, and then it is presented to you.

We will present to you a report that includes:

  • Energy-saving recommendations and Energy Conservation Measures
  • Operational and Maintenance changes (O&Ms)
  • A summary of recommendations sorted by greatest savings potential
  • A description of the building, building envelope, mechanical and electric systems, occupancy patterns and schedules
  • A discussion of energy use and costs at your facility
  • Charts and graphs showing how you use energy
  • Reviews as required by the State of Michigan
  • An interactive CD ROM that contains a spreadsheet of the energy savings calculations. You can change parameters such as fuel costs or operating hours and see its affects energy savings.

Let us help you lower your energy costs!

For more information on how to lower your energy-related costs, contact us toll-free at (800) 805-0490, e-mail us at businesscenter@consumersenergy.com or complete the form to request additional information.

These products/services are not regulated by the Michigan Public Service Commission.

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