La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat launches Home Energy Challenge

roof with side attic ventFrom the LaCrosse Tribune, September 17, 2018.

It took about two weeks into Casey and Sonja Meehan’s first winter at their State Street house for them to decide to do something about the insulation situation in the attic.

“We hadn’t been here a full winter, but it was freezing upstairs,” Casey said.

Of course, that decision was helped along by Focus on Energy’s incentives, which offset about $2,000 of the $8,000 project to replace the horsehair insulation, which was original to the 1928 house, and add air sealing and an exhaust fan to the attic.

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