Home Performance with Energy Star (Wisconsin)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Wisconsin

Name Home Performance with Energy Star
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Low-Income Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Custom/Others pending approval, Duct/Air sealing, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Unspecified technologies
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Air Sealing, Attic Insulation, Exterior Wall Insulation, Sill Box Insulation, Interior Foundation Insulation: 33.3% of improvement costs up to $1,500

Bonus for 15% Energy Savings: $200
Bonus for 25% Energy Savings: $700
Free installation of CFLs, faucet aerators, shower heads, and pipe wraps
Low-income residents: 75% of project costs up to $2,500

Equipment Requirements Eligible measures/equipment determined by auditor recommendations

Funding Source Focus On Energy Program

Website http://www.focusonenergy.com/residential/efficient-homes/home-performance-energy-star

References DSIRE[1]


Through the Home Performance with Energy Star program, Focus on Energy offers instant rewards for installing select recommended efficiency measures following a home energy audit. Energy consultants inspect home energy systems, help identify the most effective measures for increasing home efficiency, and offer an instant reward on completed work based on recommendations. Rewards are available for insulation and sealing improvements for 33.3% of improvement costs up to $1,500. Customers whose installation measures result in 15% energy savings will receive a $200 bonus, and customers with 25% energy savings will receive a $700 bonus. 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 web site.

Income-eligible residents may participate in the Assisted Home Performance Program. Interested customer must first apply for income eligibility. The program begins with a free home energy evaluation. Based on the results of the evaluation, customer will install one or more measures with the help of Focus on Energy. Customers will be eligible for 75% of projects costs up to $2,500, as well as free CFLs and water-saving devices. Click here for additional information on participating in this program.

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.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Focus on Energy
Department Focus on Energy
Address 1 S Pinckney St., Suite 340
Place Madison, Wisconsin
Zip/Postal Code 53703
Phone (800) 762-7077

Email focusinfo@focusonenergy.com
Website http://www.focusonenergy.com

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"