Focus on Energy is funded by Wisconsin's investor-owned energy utilities per state statute. This group ha free or discounted money saving products such as LED bulbs, shower heads, power strips, and pipe insulation. By replacing old light bulbs with LED bulbs, you will save 75% less energy, money, and trips to the hardware store. By installing pipe insulation, you will help reduce heat loss by up to 80% through hot water pipes. There are rebates available for newly installed energy efficient HVAC equipment such as smart thermostat, boiler, water heater, or furnace. Some of these items may have some conditions such as one order per household every three years. The website can help clarify what is offered and how to request the products.
In an effort to implement energy savings and improve lighting on the streets, the City is continuing to work with Alliant to replace street lights with LED lights. The City has replaced 52 light bulbs on East Verona Avenue and 16 light bulbs on West Verona Avenue. Lights at City Hall are being changed to LED lights proactively.