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Can I Get an Energy Audit in Warmer Weather?

With summer quickly approaching, homeowners in the Metro Detroit area are trying to find ways to stay comfortable during the heat. The best way to determine what your home needs is with a Comprehensive Home Energy Audit. WHAT IS AN ENERGY AUDIT & WHY SHOULD I GET ONE? Just like a visit to the doctor, an […]

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Home Improvements that Provide Value

Owning a home is a large investment and it’s important that as a homeowner you see a return on your investment when you’re ready to sell, right? VALUABLE HOME UPGRADES Homeowners tend to make improvements where they’ll be seen, such as kitchen remodels and bathroom renovations. Unfortunately, while these upgrades are beautiful, they actually rarely […]

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What Type of Insulation is Best for Attics?

FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN FINDING THE BEST INSULATION FOR YOUR ATTIC Metro Detroit homes can have several different types of attics.  Bungalow style attics in Royal Oak, walk up attics in Dearborn, conventional attics in West Bloomfield colonial homes, or standard attics of ranch style homes in Farmington Hills. The style of your attic and […]

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When Achieving Maximum Comfort May Require You To First Remove Your Existing Attic Insulation

CAN’T I JUST ADD INSULATION ON TOP OF MY EXISTING ATTIC INSULATION? If you are considering adding insulation to your attic, chances are you are experiencing some comfort concerns.  Maybe your daughter’s bedroom is freezing cold in the winter or your master bedroom is too hot in the summer.  Depending on the condition of your existing […]

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Don’t Be Baffled By Baffles

Baffles are a critical component to our attic insulation process that provides multiple benefits to a difficult construction aspect. BASIC FUNCTIONS OF BAFFLES Baffles are chutes that, when installed properly, can provide a channel for air to flow from your exterior soffit vents up into your attic space.  That airflow is intended to churn the stale air in […]

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Governor’s Energy Excellence Awards Recognizes Ecotelligent Homes with 2015 Residential Project of the Year Award

Farmington Hills based Ecotelligent Homes, and their customers, the Miller Family, were named the Best Residential Project of 2015 at the First Annual Governor’s Energy Excellence Awards.  Gov. Rick Snyder recognized individuals and organizations from across the state for their outstanding achievements in eliminating energy waste at last week’s ceremony in Lansing, MI.  Michigan has […]

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Ecotelligent Homes Wins Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge

Ecotelligent Homes has been awarded a $10,000 cash prize for a social venture with market traction through the Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge.  The cash prize was sponsored by Consumers Energy and The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) as part of a ‘Fostering Energy Affordability’ category.  Ecotelligent Homes won the prize because of their scalable […]

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Ecotelligent Homes Owner Amanda Godward Named to Crain’s Twenty in their 20’s

Amanda Godward, Owner of Farmington Hills based Ecotelligent Homes, has been named to Crain’s Detroit Business’ Twenty in their 20’s Class of 2013 along with 19 other up-and-coming leaders in the Metro Detroit business community.  Godward was selected by Crain’s editors and reporters from hundreds of nominees for developing and growing Ecotelligent Homes to improve […]

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Ecotelligent Homes Featured In CBS’ Detroit’s Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report

Ecotelligent Homes’ Owner Amanda Godward was recently featured in CBS Detroit’s Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report (GLITR) for utilizing her mechanical engineering degree to create greener homes.  Godward earned her mechanical engineering degree from Kettering University in Flint, MI and worked for eight years in the auto industry before starting Ecotelligent Homes in 2009.  […]

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Ecotelligent Homes Hand Picked by DTE Energy to Offer Free Home Assessments

Ecotelligent Homes has been hand-picked by DTE Energy to participate in their new Home Performance Pilot program which provides a FREE home assessment to DTE Energy’s natural gas consumers in Kent, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties.  This offer consists of an assessment of the health, safety, comfort, and energy performance of your home including a written […]

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