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Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency

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Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (WPS Customers Only)   

Last DSIRE Review: 12/02/2014
Program Overview:
State: Wisconsin
Incentive Type: State Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Unspecified Technologies
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:WPS doubles the existing Air Sealing, Attic Insulation, Exterior Wall Insulation, Sill Box Insulation, Interior Foundation Insulation:
Reward Level 1:Instant discount of 33% off improvement cost, up to $1,250. Plus, potential savings bonus of up to $250 (Energy use reduction must be 25 percent greater to receive the $250 savings bonus.)
Reward Level 2: Instant discount of 75% off improvement cost, up to $2,000 (The estimated energy use reduction must be 10 percent greater to qualify).
Air sealing and insulation improvements: up to $2,000
Energy-saving products and installation: Free
Eligible System Size:Available to residents (homeowners or landlords) who own a residential building with three or fewer units.
Equipment Requirements:Eligible measures/equipment determined by auditor recommendations
Installation Requirements:Resident must be a customer of a participating utility company, and at least 50 percent of the home must be heated with natural gas or electricity.
Web Site: https://focusonenergy.com/residential/efficient-homes/home-perfor...
Summary:

Through the Home Performance with Energy Star program, Focus on Energy offers in-home energy audits and cash incentives for installing select recommended efficiency measures. Energy consultants inspect home energy systems, help identify the most effective measures for increasing home efficiency, and assist participants in applying for incentives. Incentives are available for insulation and sealing improvements up to $2,000. WPS Customers receive double rewards equivalent to 66% up to $3,000. Customers whose installation measures result in 25% energy savings will receive a $250 bonus.To determine if you qualify for Reward Level 1 or 2 benefits, find your household size and household income in the State Median Income (SMI) chart on the program website. Interested customers should begin the process by scheduling an energy assessment with a Home Performance Trade Ally. Information about selecting a Trade Ally is available on the program website.


 
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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