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Study finds an energy efficiency funding coverage gap exists in Michigan

Our recently published study estimated that about 1 in 8 Michigan households fall into an energy efficiency funding coverage gap. Access to upfront capital remains a primary barrier to many households making energy efficiency improvements to their homes. While government-funded programs, such as the Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program, exist for low-income households (typically … Continue reading Study finds an energy efficiency funding coverage gap exists in Michigan

The science and controversy behind your lightbulbs

Dr. Reames is featured in a new video from The Verge exploring "The science and controversy behind your lightbulbs." The tech that powers your lightbulbs has made huge leaps forward in the past few years, and is making a big difference in home energy use. But shifting political winds are now threatening the lightbulb revolution … Continue reading The science and controversy behind your lightbulbs

Energy access is not created equal. UEJ Lab is working to change that.

Energy access is not created equal. This Ann Arbor organization is trying to change that. By. JAISHREE DREPAUL-BRUDER | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 The term "energy justice" may not be widely known, but researchers at the Urban Energy Justice Lab (UEJL) in Ann Arbor are set on changing that. Dr. Tony Reames defines energy justice as … Continue reading Energy access is not created equal. UEJ Lab is working to change that.