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2014-01-16 20:21:51

10th Annual Inspiring Efficiency Award Winners Celebrated CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight regional winners have been selected for recognition by the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) for helping Midwestern businesses and consumers save energy and money in new and innovative ways. The recipients of MEEA's 2014 Inspiring Efficiency Awards include: -- An education program that has increased energy literacy among more than 3 million K-12 students and inspired...

2013-10-29 08:26:50

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin's statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, is proud to announce the winners of the Oldest Fridge Contest, promoting the state's Appliance Recycling Program. Three 1931 General Electric (GE) refrigerators tied in this year's contest, all earning the title of Wisconsin's Oldest Fridge. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130110/CG40562LOGO) The winning Wisconsin residents live in...

2013-10-10 23:26:05

Magnum Energy Solutions executes a strategic partnership agreement with PDI Communications to bring smart building technology to the hospitality industry and the multi-family residential sector. Hudson, OH (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Magnum Energy Solutions, a manufacturer of wireless, self-powered energy management solutions, continues to expand their sales channels by recently executing a partnership with Florida based PDI Communications. This association demonstrates an industry trend of...

2013-10-07 16:21:12

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin's statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy is proud to share the achievements of one of its outstanding Trade Ally partners. Intec (Insulation Technologies, Inc.), a contractor with Focus on Energy's Home Performance with ENERGY STAR(®) Program, was recently awarded the Department of Energy's prestigious Housing Innovation Award...

2013-07-29 12:22:41

Is your home wasting energy? Learn how to save up to 30% on your utility bill while enjoying the State Fair MADISON, Wis., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, is offering a chance for Wisconsin homeowners to win a free home energy assessment from August 1 to 11. Eligible contestants can enter to win online at the Focus on Energy booth inside the We Energies' Energy Park at the Wisconsin...

2013-07-22 16:21:25

New website features fresh look and responsive design MADISON, Wis., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, recently launched an updated website, www.focusonenergy.com. The new website is mobile and tablet-friendly, featuring a fresh look and feel, and a simplified design. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130110/CG40562LOGO) The new 'Find Your Programs' tab allows Wisconsin...

2013-05-13 12:25:11

MADISON, Wis., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to an independent report released last week, Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, significantly increased energy savings in 2012, up 17 percent from the previous year. The 2012 study, conducted by The Cadmus Group, Inc., an independent evaluator, analyzed the program's performance and its benefits and costs for the state of Wisconsin. (Logo:...

2013-04-17 16:21:16

MADISON, Wis., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, announced today that its New Homes Program certified 1,625 new energy efficient homes in 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130110/CG40562LOGO) "The success of Focus on Energy's New Homes Program can be attributed to the exceptional skills and professionalism of the participating home builders and building consultants,"...

2013-03-27 16:23:57

Program Helps Participants Save Money and Protects the Environment FRANKLIN, Wis., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin residents who recycle their old, inefficient refrigerators and freezers in 2013 will receive $50 from Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy. The previous incentive was $30. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130110/CG40562LOGO) In addition to the $50 incentive, program participation can...

2013-03-19 16:21:29

Program recognized for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency MADISON, Wis., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, has won the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 2013 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence Award. An ENERGY STAR partner since 2001, Focus on Energy will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on March 26, 2013....