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Focus on Energy Reaching Out to Farmers Who Lost Barn Roofs to Heavy Snow

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Thu, Mar 14, 2019

Madison, WI – Wisconsin farmers reeling from a disastrous winter are getting a little help from the state’s energy efficiency program. FOCUS ON ENERGY® is offering a 25-percent bonus on top of its regular financial incentives to Wisconsin farmers whose...

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Focus on Energy is Focused on Farmers in 2019

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Mon, Mar 11, 2019

Madison, WI – Focus on Energy, Wisconsin’s statewide energy efficiency and renewable resources program, is increasing its efforts to reach rural Wisconsinites in 2019. “We want to ensure rural Wisconsin has the same access to Focus on Energy’s expertis...

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Remodeled Superior High School is Bigger, More Efficient

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Tue, Feb 05, 2019

Superior, WI – Superior High School was in need of an upgrade when voters passed a referendum in 2016 to upgrade facilities throughout the school district, including an addition and remodel of the 296,000-square-foot high school building, built in 1965. The...

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Focus on Energy Honored with Two 2019 Inspiring Efficiency Awards

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Mon, Feb 04, 2019

Chicago, IL – The Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) recognized FOCUS ON ENERGY® with two awards today as part of its 15th annual Inspiring Efficiency Awards. Focus on Energy will take home the 2019 Innovation Award for its work on the Wisconsin Strateg...

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Focus on Energy Honored with National Awards for Energy Efficiency

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Mon, Jan 21, 2019

San Antonio, Texas – The Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP) honored FOCUS ON ENERGY® at the organization’s 29th annual conference on Monday. Focus on Energy, Wisconsin’s statewide energy efficiency and renewable resource program, won the AE...

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Focus on Energy Programs Earn National Honor

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Thu, Jan 17, 2019

Madison, Wis. – The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has recognized two Focus on Energy programs as being among the best in the nation.  The ACEEE conducted a national review and identified 53 programs it feels are exemplary, ba...

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Reedsburg Business Saves Significant Amount Working with Focus on Energy

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Tue, Jan 08, 2019

Reedsburg, WI – Dianne and Dick Sharratt’s new cold storage warehouse looks like a simple operation: a series of large rooms kept at different temperatures for storing dairy, fruit and vegetables produced in Wisconsin. But closer inspection reveals an imp...

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Aptar Achieves International Standing for Energy Management

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Thu, Dec 20, 2018

Mukwonago, WI – AptarGroup, Inc. has achieved certification to the ISO 50001 International Standard for Energy Management Systems at its Mukwonago, Wisconsin facility following an intensive two-year effort to quantify, control and improve the energy perfo...

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St Luke’s Rewarded for Commitment to Reducing Energy Waste

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Wed, Dec 19, 2018

Ashland, WI – St. Luke’s Health Care System made its patients a priority in building its new Chequamegon Clinic in Ashland. It is evident in everything, from the clinic’s equipment to the services offered to the lakefront views throughout the facility. St. ...

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Five Focus on Energy Partners Win Century Club Award

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Mon, Dec 17, 2018

Award Recognizes Assessors Surpassing 100 Home Energy Score Projects in a Single Year Madison, WI – Focus on Energy is proud to announce five energy assessors it partners with in Wisconsin have been awarded the U.S. Department of Energy’s Home Energy Score ...

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Young Wisconsin Company Builds Innovation Into New Facility

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Wed, Dec 12, 2018

Madison, WI – For a company that just launched in 2002 with only 10 employees, Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) was thinking long-term when it built its new building on Silicon Prairie Parkway, just south of Mineral Point Road in Verona. Employees of th...

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Sun Prairie Schools Rewarded for Commitment to Reduce Energy Waste

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Tue, Dec 11, 2018

Madison, WI – Focus on Energy and Sun Prairie Utilities/WPPI delivered two checks totaling more than $350,000 to the Sun Prairie Area Board of Education on Monday night. The money is an incentive payment for energy efficiency measures built into the district’s...

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