For the duration of the U.S. government shutdown, all links to ENERGY STAR tools and resources are not available.
Newsroom

Interested in the latest Focus on Energy News? Explore our latest media placements and statewide successes. Media queries can be directed to John Beard, john.beard@focusonenergy.com or 608.230.7032.

Focus on Energy Programs Earn National Honor

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...

Read More

Reedsburg Business Saves Significant Amount Working with Focus on Energy

Press Release

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...

Read More

Aptar Achieves International Standing for Energy Management

Press Release

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...

Read More

St Luke’s Rewarded for Commitment to Reducing Energy Waste

Press Release

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. ...

Read More

Five Focus on Energy Partners Win Century Club Award

Press Release

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 ...

Read More

Young Wisconsin Company Builds Innovation Into New Facility

Press Release

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...

Read More

Sun Prairie Schools Rewarded for Commitment to Reduce Energy Waste

Press Release

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...

Read More

Madison Police Saving Energy, Money at New Midtown District Building

Press Release

Fri, Dec 07, 2018

Madison, WI – Focus on Energy delivered a check for more than $17,000 to the Madison Police Department today as an incentive payment for energy-efficient features built into the department’s new Midtown District police station. The Midtown District building...

Read More

Focus on Energy Helps Wisconsin Distributor Make Renewable Investment

Press Release

Wed, Dec 05, 2018

Madison, WI – General Beverage has made a commitment to energy efficiency at several of its facilities across Wisconsin, but it was a project at its Chippewa Falls distribution center that earned the company a $115,848 payment from Focus on Energy on Tuesday. ...

Read More

American Legion Post Receives Unexpected Lift after Flooding

Press Release

Fri, Nov 30, 2018

Madison, WI – Members of American Legion Post 116 in Coon Valley are proud to share stories of how their community stepped up to help them after devastating flooding in August. Now, they are trying to spread the word about an unexpected helping hand they got t...

Read More

Wisconsin Flood Victim Receives Unexpected Help from Focus on Energy

Press Release

Wed, Nov 21, 2018

Madison, WI – Karen Peterson Lienau feels like she has two jobs. She owns and directs Lifecycle Kids Child Care and Enrichment Center out of a temporary location while she is tries to rebuild the permanent building that suffered severe flooding damage in the s...

Read More

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...

Read More