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  • Focus on Agriculture

    Milk-cooling expense is the largest energy expenditure on a dairy farm. So there is a significant opportunity to cut energy costs by upgrading existing equipment and installing new, more efficient equipment.

    Source: Thursday, July 21, 2016 Read More
  • Jonco Industries opens largest rooftop solar system in Milwaukee

    Jonco Industries has opened the largest rooftop solar system in the city of Milwaukee, with more than 1,100 solar panels atop the roof of its factory at the corner of N. Custer and N.

    Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Read More
  • Holmen FD going green with new lighting

    The Holmen Area Fire Department is going green. With approval from the Holmen Area Fire District Association Board, the fire station will have its current lighting converted to light-emitting diode lamps this summer.
    Source: La Crosse Tribune Thursday, June 30, 2016 Read More
  • Focus on Agriculture:

    The installation of a refrigeration-heat-recovery unit provides one of the fastest paybacks on a dairy farm. Capture the heat from a refrigeration system to preheat well water up to 140 degrees, while also improving the efficiency of the refrigeration system.

    Source: Thursday, June 2, 2016 Read More
  • Oshkosh Corporation Named 2016 Energy Efficiency Excellence Award Winner

    Oshkosh Corporation, (OSK), announces today that it has been honored as one of the 2016 Focus on Energy Excellence In Energy Efficiency Award winners.

    Source: Yahoo! Finance Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Read More
  • CVTC hosts open house for home students built

    Chippewa Valley Technical College students got to show off their own craftsmanship Friday night. Students from the CVTC Residential Construction Program hosted an open house for a four-bedroom, two-bath home they built. “They did a very, very good job,” David Geissler, a Trade Ally with Focus on

    Source: Saturday, May 7, 2016 Read More
  • River Arts Center casts new light

    The first stop for the River Arts Center’s new stage lights was Crazy Town. Sauk Prairie High School’s production of “Welcome to Crazy Town” April 22, 23 and 24 was the maiden voyage of a $28,500 lighting upgrade in the theater. Of that $28,500, $3,000 came out of the River Arts Inc.

    Source: The Sauk Prairie Eagle Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Read More
  • Local homebuilder wins award for energy efficiency

    C&M Home Builders and Real Estate was awarded a 2016 Excellence in Energy Efficiency Award Thursday by Focus on Energy at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, according to a news release.

    Source: Eau Claire Leader-Telegram Saturday, April 23, 2016 Read More
  • CVTC receives awards for its green practices

    Chippewa Valley Technical College recently received two national accolades which showcase energy-efficiency and green-environmental features. Focus on Energy selected CVTC’s Energy Education Center as a 2016 Energy Efficiency Excellence Award Winner, while the U.S.

    Source: Thursday, April 21, 2016 Read More
  • Madison company commissions rooftop solar project with nearly 3,000 panels

    Central Storage & Warehouse Co.

    Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Read More