Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in Saginaw moved forward with building and appliance upgrades. The specific measures are listed below:
- Installed zoned heating/cooling (allowing temperature control based on usage)
- Increased insulation to above minimum R values in walls & ceiling
- All new appliances must be Energy Star
- Recycle all paper and plastics products
The highest heating bill in 2006/2007 season vs. highest heating bill in 2009/2010 season was reduced by 68% .