Startup Contract Brewer’s Recipe for Success

Octopi Brewing in Waunakee, WI designed its new 18,000 square foot production brewery for energy efficiency with Focus on Energy Business Incentive Program assistance. Octopi installed state-of-the-art brewing equipment and water treatment systems to brew beers for a variety of Midwest businesses. Octopi invested in LED lighting and occupancy sensors in a high bay area and purchased a high efficiency process boiler.  They will save an estimated 400,000 kilowatt hours in lighting therms in water heating over the life of the equipment. Octopi Brewing is an example of how startups can include energy efficiency in their business plans to run leaner and help ensure success.  For more information