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Home Energy Solutions Receives 2015 Excellence in Energy Efficiency Award from
Focus on Energy
Appleton, WI (March 31, 2015) – Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities’ statewide program for energy
efficiency and renewable energy, recently honored nine Wisconsin companies with Awards for Excellence
in Energy Efficiency for displaying an outstanding commitment to energy efficiency practice.
Home Energy Solutions, is proud to have been recognized as 2015 Excellence in Energy Efficiency Award
Home Energy Solutions of Appleton has worked with Focus on Energy since 2002. It performs home
energy assessments on existing homes in the area and works with area home builders to ensure their homes
meet higher efficiency standards than what is required by the Wisconsin energy code. Home Energy
Solutions received the award for exemplary customer service to builders and home owners.
The New Homes efficiency program is a voluntary program for home builders. These homes are tested and
certified to meet higher standards specified by Focus on Energy, ensuring buyers their new home has been
carefully reviewed by an independent expert to be more efficient and comfortable to live in.
“As an owner-operated small business, I'm honored to be the only business in Wisconsin recognized by
Focus on Energy for my efforts in helping builders and homeowners,” said John Shillito, owner of Home
“On behalf of the Focus on Energy team, we congratulate Home Energy Solutions” said Tamara
Sondgeroth, Director of Operations for Focus on Energy. “We hope their efforts will inspire others in
Wisconsin to make smart energy choices and take advantage of Focus on Energy’s technical expertise and
For more information on all the 2015 Energy Efficiency Excellence Award Winners, visit
About Home Energy Solutions
Home Energy Solutions is a Focus on Energy Trade Ally specializing in performing energy assessments
and building certified Focus on Energy new homes in Northeast Wisconsin. Over the years John Shillito,
owner of Home Energy Solutions, has worked with 36 builders in the Waupaca/Appleton area training and
educating them on the principles of building science as they relate to energy efficient new construction.
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.
Proud Recipient of the Focus on Energy
2015 Excellence in Energy Efficiency Award
Home Energy Solutions
Home Energy Solutions is a Focus on Energy Trade Ally specializing in performing energy assessments and building certified Focus on Energy new homes in Northeast Wisconsin. Over the years John Shillito, owner of Home Energy Solutions, has worked with 36 builders in the Waupaca/Appleton area training and educating them on the principles of building science as they relate to energy efficient new construction. Home Energy Solutions’ dedication to Focus on Energy and customer service is second to none.