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Focus on Energy Increases Incentives in Flood-Damaged Areas

Press Release

Fri, Nov 16, 2018

Madison, WI – Focus on Energy is offering up to double its normal incentives for qualifying projects in flood-damaged Wisconsin counties through its Community Small Business Offering (CSBO) program.  The CSBO focuses on rural Wisconsin and the bonus in...

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PowerHouse to Feature Wisconsin Homebuilder

Press Release

Wed, Nov 14, 2018

Madison, WI – PowerHouse is featuring FOCUS ON ENERGY®  Trade Ally contractor, Tim O’Brien Homes, in an upcoming episode of the regional television program. The segment, which will run on an undetermined date in the new year, will feature one of t...

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Focus on Energy’s Top 5 for Winter

Press Release

Mon, Nov 05, 2018

Madison, WI – By this time of year, most people in Wisconsin have already starting checking items off their winter-readiness checklist: snow shovel, new coats/gloves/boots for the family, winter driving emergency kit. But they often overlook getting their home...

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Focus on Energy Joins with Community Center to Help First-Time Home Buyers

Press Release

Mon, Oct 29, 2018

Milwaukee, WI – Focus on Energy is partnering with United Community Center (UCC) to help some new homeowners in Milwaukee save energy and money. The community center, which also goes by Centro de la Comunidad Unida, provides programs to Hispanics and other ...

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Focus on Energy Now Offering 25% Discount on Storm Windows

Press Release

Mon, Oct 15, 2018

Madison – Focus on Energy is offering something new for Wisconsin residents getting their homes for winter: monetary incentives for installing Low-E storm windows. Focus on Energy, Wisconsin’s statewide energy efficiency and renewable energy program, has wo...

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Solar Tours Shine Light on Evolving Energy Option

Press Release

Sat, Oct 06, 2018

Wisconsin - Ken Walz remembers when Madison College installed the solar arrays on its Commercial Avenue campus in Madison about 10 years ago.  As head of the college’s Renewable Energy certificate program, Walz talks excitedly about how the program ...

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Northwest Wisconsin Camp Embracing Energy Efficiency

Press Release

Tue, Sep 25, 2018

Luther Park Reduces Energy Costs, Saving Resources for Primary Mission Siren – Luther Park Bible Camp has been welcoming kids since the early 1930’s in Siren and can bring in well over 1,000 kids during one summer. The camp works in partnership with Luthera...

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Lighting Upgrade Could Lead to Bigger Changes for Baraboo Business

Press Release

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Baraboo Country Club Eyeing Greater Energy Efficiency Baraboo, WI – A brief encounter at church increased energy efficiency at Baraboo Country Club and could lead to even greater future changes for the business. The Club’s PGA Pro and General Manager, Cl...

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Misty’s Dance Unlimited Invests in Energy Efficiency at New Building

Press Release

Wed, Sep 19, 2018

Onalaska – When Misty’s Dance Unlimited outgrew its studio after 20 years teaching kids, the Onalaska business put careful thought into its expansion plans. The design-build process took 18 months and allowed the studio owner to weigh in on the entire proje...

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La Crosse Encouraging Energy Efficiency Through Unique Campaign

Press Release

Mon, Sep 17, 2018

City Joins Focus on Energy, Xcel Energy for Mayor’s Home Energy Challenge La Crosse – City of La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat wants his constituents to save money and reduce energy waste, a desire that led to Monday’s launch of the Mayor’s Home Energy Challenge. ...

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Residents have Recycled 80,000 Appliances through Focus on Energy Program

Press Release 

Wed, Sep 05, 2018

Oxford, WI – Richard Wirth knew it was the right thing to do, but he could not help feeling a little sad to get rid of his old, spare refrigerator. “It kept my beer cold,” Wirth said. “I [kind of] hated to see it go.” Still, Wirth recycled the fridge, wh...

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Project Improves Lighting, Saves Money in Waterloo Schools

Press Release

Tue, Sep 04, 2018

Waterloo – As students start a new school year in Waterloo, they may see their schools in a new light. The Waterloo School District took on a major lighting project over the summer, upgrading to LED lights and adding occupancy sensors and daylighting contro...

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