Discover Energy Savings Across Wisconsin

Kortnee Hass

December 20, 2021

We all need to do our part to save energy and protect our beautiful state. Whether it is Wisconsin businesses or our homes, we can thank FOCUS ON ENERGY for helping all of us  become more energy efficient while putting money back into our pockets!  
We got to see the ‘ins and outs’ of how you can save in your home and how local businesses and manufacturers are able to grow while saving energy and money. We also met and learned  from contractors who specialize in energy efficiency work with businesses and homeowners,  and how utilities across the state collaborate with Focus on Energy and their communities.  
Obviously we have to share this invaluable information!

Wisconsin Businesses

Whether you own a small business or are a large manufacturer in Wisconsin, Focus on Energy has energy-saving solutions to help you meet your company’s sustainability goals. From agri businesses, to schools, to local government, to industrial parks, there are cost-effective projects  that are sure to make a positive impact for you and your bottom line. 
In this segment, we got to visit New Glarus Brewing Company, Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, and Vintage Brewing Company to see how these local businesses across Wisconsin are saving daily. At New Glarus, they focus on brewing their beer with sustainable practices, while at Crave Brothers they are working towards keeping their dairy farm and cheese plant as  energy efficient as possible! Then at Vintage Brewing, we get to learn about their energy saving  projects that they are most proud of. You’ll have to watch it for yourself to find out all the inside  details from these three business owners right here in Wisconsin!

Wisconsin Homes

Home improvement projects don’t always need to be a home glow up”. This year it can be about making your home more comfortable for your own liking and make it energy efficient too!  If you are thinking about taking on a home renovation project, why not add some energy efficient projects to the list while you’re at it? 
Whether you’re looking to save some money on your energy bills or want to increase your energy efficiency for the environment, Focus on Energy has projects that will help you reach your goals. In this segment, we get to sit down with several Wisconsin homeowners and hear about their stories on improving energy efficiency in their homes with the help of Focus on Energy. You’ll just have to watch it for yourself to see all the benefits and impacts it can make in your home and once you’re feeling completely inspired head to Focus on Energy to get started.

Wisconsin Utilities

When considering any construction projects, your utility provider is an excellent resource to  consult from the beginning. Utilities across Wisconsin collaborate with Focus on Energy to help  their customers receive the best information and incentives available. 
In this segment, we hear from Sun Prairie Area School District’s Sustainability Manager and  Sun Prairie Utilities about their energy-saving ideas they had when building the newest school. Then, we head up to Superior to meet with Epicurean’s CEO and Superior Water, Light, & Power to learn more about how they are functioning efficiently inside of their cutting board factory. Watch this episode now to get all of the inside details on how Wisconsinites can use a local utility provider partnered with Focus on Energy.

Wisconsin Trade Allies

When the time comes to start a large energy-saving project at your home or business, you will often need the expertise of a professional who is experienced with the work that you are doing. That is where Focus on Energys local trade ally network will become your best resource. With over 1,000 contractors across the state of Wisconsin, you are sure to find an expert near you who can help you complete your project. 
In this final segment, we meet with three of Focus on Energy’s trade allies from local businesses who are prepared to help you on your energy-saving projects. Whether you’re looking to save some money on your energy bills or want to increase your energy efficiency for the sake of the environment, Focus on Energy will help you reach your goals. Watch now to learn how YOU can  save money on utility bills and make sure your project is completed properly by energy experts.

Allinall, if you’re ready to start saving money and energy in Wisconsin…Focus on Energy is here to help you! Throughout our series of discovering energy savings, we have learned different ways to save money on energy bills and increase energy efficiency for the environment. Focus on Energy definitely has projects for you to be able to reach your goals in 2022! Let us know which project you’re working on for the new year! 

About Focus on Energy: Focus on Energy is funded by 107 partnering utilities and electric cooperatives across the state. Customers of those energy providers are eligible for the expertise and financial incentives through Focus on Energy solutions and offerings. These solutions help Wisconsin homeowners, manufacturers, small business owners, farmers, municipalities and other groups reduce energy waste, energy costs and pollution.

Kortnee Hass: Social Media Coordinator for Discover Mediaworks. A Wisconsin ‘now & forever’ transplant with a soft spot for squeaky cheese curds, craft breweries, and all things Wisconsin tourism.

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