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 (http://www2.eere.energy.gov/buildings/residential/housing_innovation_awards.html). The Milwaukee-based company is one of four Home Performance with ENERGY STAR contractors in the country that received this award for their work in maximizing home performance and energy efficiency.
Intec has made a name for themselves over the last 30 years, serving thousands of satisfied homeowners in the Milwaukee area. Through informational sessions, they help educate residents about the benefits of making energy efficient improvements in their homes with Focus on Energy incentives.
"We congratulate Intec on this distinguished award," said Tamara Sondgeroth, Director of Operations for Focus on Energy. "We're proud to have one of Focus on Energy's Trade Allies receive this honor from the Department of Energy. We have more than two-thousand registered Trade Allies in the state of Wisconsin. We appreciate their work in helping residents and businesses reduce their utility bills and become more energy efficient."
The Focus on Energy Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program pairs homeowners with trained contractors to conduct energy assessments and make energy-saving improvements. Participants can save up to $2,500 off the total cost of eligible energy efficiency home improvements including air sealing and home insulation. Visit www.focusonenergy.com for more information about energy efficiency programs for Wisconsin residents and businesses.
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.