MADISON, Wis., April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, is honoring fifteen Wisconsin companies with a 2017 Excellence in Energy Efficiency Award. In coordination with local utility partners these organizations have displayed an outstanding commitment to energy efficiency practices.
2017 Excellence in Energy Efficiency Award honorees include:
- Alliance Laundry Systems – Ripon, WI
- Bellmark Inc. – De Pere, WI
- Cargill Meat Solutions – Butler, WI
- City of Neenah – Neenah, WI
- Crown Cork & Seal Co. – La Crosse, WI
- D S Electric Supply – Eau Claire, WI
- Dallman East River Dairy – Brillion, WI
- Great Lakes Electrical Equipment – Superior, WI
- Green Bay Area Public School District – Green Bay, WI
- O&H Danish Bakery – Racine, WI
- Signicast Corp – Hartford, WI
- Swiss Heritage Cheese Inc. – Monticello, WI
- University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation – Madison, WI
- Waupaca Foundry – Waupaca, WI
- YMCA of the Northwoods – Rhinelander, WI
The benefits of the energy efficiency projects implemented by these organizations go far beyond reduced energy consumption and cost savings. They support technology innovation, job creation, lowered environmental impacts, increased competitiveness and reduced dependence on non-renewable resources.
"We are so proud to congratulate each these winners," said Charley Budd, Program Director for Focus on Energy. "These organizations have taken impressive steps in reducing energy waste which not only helps them lower their operating costs, but allows them to reinvest in their businesses and support their communities."
On-site award presentations are being coordinated with all winning organizations, many in coordination with Earth Day and other sustainability events currently scheduled. Visit Focus on Energy on Facebook throughout the months of April and May to learn more about each organization and the energy efficiency projects that earned them this honor. https://www.facebook.com/focusonenergy
About Focus on Energy
Focus on Energy is Wisconsin utilities' statewide energy efficiency and renewable resource program funded by the state's investor-owned energy utilities and participating municipal and electric cooperative utilities. Focus on Energy works with eligible Wisconsin residents and businesses to install cost-effective energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Focus on Energy information, resources and financial incentives help to implement projects that otherwise would not be completed. Its efforts help Wisconsin residents and businesses manage rising energy costs, promote in-state economic development, protect our environment and control Wisconsin's growing demand for electricity and natural gas. For more information call 800.762.7077 or visit focusonenergy.com.
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