August 16, 2011 // Franchising.com // ANN ARBOR, MI – DUCTZ, the nation's premier air duct cleaning franchise, recently announced a new partnership with DTE Energy. Through this partnership, DUCTZ will become an exclusive provider through DTE Energy's Home Protection Plus program.
DUCTZ will be offering DTE Energy customers a variety of services including HVAC and ductwork system cleaning, dryer vent system cleaning and HVAC system leak detection testing and sealing. These services will be available individually or as part of four bundled packages. DTE Energy customers will receive energy efficiency recommendations with their monthly bill, including recommendations to have their HVAC system inspected.
"Routine air duct and dryer vent maintenance is critical not only to help these systems optimize their potential energy efficiency, but from a safety standpoint it also helps to minimize the risk of dryer vent fire", said John Rotche, President of DUCTZ. "We are excited to begin partnering with DTE Energy and have their assistance in sharing information with customers on the significance of air duct and dryer vent cleaning."
DUCTZ of Southeast Michigan, located in Livonia, will serve as the exclusive air duct cleaning company participating in DTE Energy's Home Protection Plus program. They will have fully equipped and staffed satellite offices in Grand Rapids, Midland, Fenton and Okemos providing service to customers across the rest of the state in the service area of the DTE Energy Home Protection Plus program.
"Something as simple as having an HVAC examined and cleaned by professionals can have a great impact on a homeowner's energy bill," said Jeffrey Klenk, Marketing Manager of DTE Energy. "We selected DUCTZ as a Home Protection Plus partner based on the depth of knowledge and expertise they have been providing to customers all across the country for years."
DUCTZ works with home and business owners to improve indoor air quality from the ground up. As an active member of The HVAC Inspection, Maintenance and Restoration Association (NADCA), DUCTZ is a leader in helping establish industry standards while at the same time adhering to strict cleaning guidelines.
DUCTZ is the nation's premier air duct, carpet and upholstery cleaning franchise. DUCTZ franchisees and their technicians are required to complete an extensive training and certification program so as to adhere to the standards set forth by approved industry associations such as The HVAC Inspection, Maintenance and Restoration Association (NADCA), Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) and the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) for Carpet Cleaning Technicians. For more information, visit www.ductz.com and www.DuctzTotalCare.com.
DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include Detroit Edison, an electric utility serving 2.1 million customers in Southeastern Michigan, MichCon, a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customers in Michigan and other non-utility, energy businesses focused on gas storage and pipelines, unconventional gas production, power and industrial projects, and energy trading. Information about DTE Energy is available at dteenergy.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com/dteenergy.