Retro-Commissioning Program

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Wisconsin

Name Retro-Commissioning Program
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Unspecified technologies
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount $0.08/kWh or $0.50/therm saved for installed measures

Equipment Requirements Must meet Focus on Energy's standards for energy efficiency
Start Date 2012-09-01

Funding Source Focus on Energy Program

Maximum Incentive $200,000 per site per calendar year

$400,000 per customer per calendar year for all Focus incentives

Program Administrator Shaw Environmental and Infrastructure Inc.

Last DSIRE Review 2012-11-06
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)[1]


Focus on Energy offers financial incentives to eligible business customers to retro-commission buildings to optimize performance. The program provides incentives for building efficiency studies based on the size of the facility and the number of recommended measures installed. Incentive levels for installed measures are $0.08 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) or $0.5/therm. The incentive is distributed in 2 separate payments; the first payment is distributed after measures have been installed, and the second payment is distributed after a site visit 90 days after the installations are verified.

To obtain incentives, interested applicants must work with a Retro-Commissioning Service Provider adviser to complete the initial study. 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

Address 1 S Pinckney St., Suite 340

Place Madison, Wisconsin

Phone (800) 762-7077


  • 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)"