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Wisconsin

Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency

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Last DSIRE Review: 07/06/2012
Program Overview:
State: Wisconsin
Incentive Type: State Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Whole House Energy Performance as Determined by Energy Modeling Software
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Construction
Amount:Varies based on efficiency level
Equipment Requirements:Must be at least 10% more efficient than the Wisconsin Building Code
Start Date:07/01/2012
Web Site: http://www.focusonenergy.com/residential/efficient-homes/new-home...
Summary:

Focus on Energy's New Homes Program certifies homes that are built more efficient than the current Wisconsin Building Code. Incentives are available depending on the level of efficiency that the new home achieves, and are claimed by the builder or the homeowner that serves as the general contractor and holds the permits.

In order to participate in the program, interested customers must find a New Homes builder through the Focus on Energy website and work with an accredited building performance consultant.

Please note that customer eligibility for Focus on Energy incentives is based on utility participation; interested individuals and companies should use the eligibility tool on the program web site to determine if their local utility participates in the Focus on Energy program.


 
Contact:
  Focus on Energy
Focus on Energy
1 S Pinckney St., Suite 340
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (800) 762-7077
E-Mail: focusinfo@focusonenergy.com
Web Site: http://www.focusonenergy.com
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Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

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