Understanding where and how energy is used can help you make smart decisions that will increase comfort, reduce operating costs, boost the value of your property, and help protect the environment. Enjoy free access to our library of informational videos, fact sheets, case studies, and tools to help you achieve energy efficiency at home and at work.
Information for residents
- Fact Sheets
- Ask Focus on Energy - Got questions? Want to learn more about energy efficiency or renewable energy? Ask the team with energy in its name, Focus on Energy.
- Live Efficiently with Focus - Interested in becoming more energy efficient at home? Focus on Energy's home assessment tool is a great place to start! You'll get a sneak peak into how efficient you already are, and what the next steps toward greater energy efficiency may be.
- MGE Green View - Green View, brought to you by Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), is a great source for news about energy efficiency and renewable energy in the Madison area.
- Permit Information
- Appliance Recycling Program
Information for businesses
- Apartments & Condos
- Agricultural & Rural Business
- New Construction
- Schools & Government
- Equipment & Systems
Information for educators
- Activities to Change Habits
- Energy Efficiency and You Powerpoint Presentation (Grades K-12)
- Lightbulb Measurement Tool
- Lightbulb Finder Worksheet
- Lightbulb Finder Free Mobile App
- Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program
City of Madison resourcesThe City of Madison offers energy efficiency and conservation resources to help keep the costs of efficient improvements affordable. Take a look at the residential and commercial resources overview sheets to learn about our offerings, or click on the below links for additional information.
- Green Madison
- Madison Sustainability News
- Water Utility
- Fire Department
- Streets & Recycling
- Residential & Commercial Loan Programs
- Brownfields Remediation/Elimination & Workforce Development (BREWD) Program
- Façade Improvement
- Graffiti Free
- Economic Development of Micro-Enterprises
- Department of Energy Building America Program
- ENERGY STAR®
- Federal tax credits
- Environmental Protection Agency
State of Wisconsin Resources