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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

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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

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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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City of Eau Claire Honors Focus on Energy and Partner Utility

Wed, Aug 29, 2018

Eau Claire – The City of Eau Claire honored Focus on Energy at its third annual Sustainable Eau Claire awards ceremony Wednesday morning. Focus on Energy, Wisconsin’s utility-funded, statewide energy efficiency and renewables program, was honored in the catego...

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River Falls Business Owner Gets Bonus Savings through Energy Efficiency

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Tue, Aug 28, 2018

River Falls – The owner of University Village Apartments in River Falls will see savings for years to come thanks to a trio of energy efficiency projects, but it’s the instant discount that pushed those projects forward. Focus on Energy and River Falls Muni...

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Menomonie Ice Arena Doubles Light Output While Saving Energy

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Fri, Aug 24, 2018

Menomonie – Focus on Energy joined Xcel Energy on Thursday to present the Menomonie Youth Hockey Association Ice Board (MYHAIB) with checks for more than 20,000 and honor the non-profit for its steps towards energy efficiency. The MYHAIB has made several li...

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Focus on Energy Creative Team Earns Prestigious Honor

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Wed, Aug 22, 2018

Madison – Focus on Energy’s work stood out amongst international competition and has earned three Hermes Creative Awards. Focus on Energy received two Gold Awards and an Honorable Mention. One of the Gold Award entries was for the Focus on Energy website de...

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Madison Manufacturer Saving Energy, Cash Through Focus on Energy Program

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Tue, Aug 21, 2018

Madison – Manufacturer Therma-Stor knows something about energy efficiency, having specialized in heat transfer technologies for four decades. Therefore the company knew it could improve its facilities on Lien Road in east Madison. The business heard about ...

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Family-Owned Market Sees Energy Savings and Increased Business

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Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Cassville – A long-time Wisconsin grocer invested in energy efficiency this year and, according to the owner, has seen early returns on that investment. Okey’s Market in Cassville, which has served southwestern Wisconsin since 1933, made major changes to it...

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Light Bulb Finder App Helps Wisconsinites Switch to Energy-saving LEDs

Press Release

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

The Light Bulb Finder app takes all the confusion out of finding energy-saving LEDs with the right style, fit, and light quality for your home. The award-winning app – available on computers, tablets and smartphones – is offered free to Wisconsin residents and...

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Diversified Services, Inc. Sees Early Benefits of Investment in Energy Efficiency

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Fri, Aug 03, 2018

Siren – Energy-efficient upgrades are making an immediate difference for workers at an agency in northwestern Wisconsin with a special mission. Diversified Services, Inc. (DSI), an affiliate agency of the Catholic Charities Bureau of Superior, provides voca...

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Packers Kick off 100th Season with High-Scoring Energy Savings

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Thu, Aug 02, 2018

GREEN BAY – The Green Bay Packers will launch their 100th season with high-reaching energy savings thanks to projects completed with the help of Focus on Energy.  Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities’ statewide program for energy efficiency and renewab...

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