1.    Learn more about the program from the following resources on this site:
  • Or contact co-director Peter Bakken at
  • We will follow up to discuss your questions and next steps.
3.    Submit your application to the program
  • Get your church council or camp administrator's approval for participation.  
  • Identify an Energy Steward for your camp or congregation
  • Sign and send the application form (Covenant Agreement) with a check for $120 for the first year by May 15, 2015 (See form for mailing instructions. Let us know if you need financial assistance).
4.    Enter your building and energy data into the online platform
  • We will send you a form to help you collect the needed information  
  • ESI staff are available to answer your questions by email
5.    Take action to reduce your energy and water bills
  • Download the ESI Participants' Manual for tips and ideas (use this link or at the bottom of this page)
  • Follow the action tables on the web platform to plan and track your actions
  • Make changes in your energy use and equipment as time and money allow
6.    Participate in the bi-monthly webinars featuring energy experts for guidance and sharing from ESI staff and other participants

7.    Check the platform to see how you are saving on your energy and water bills and reducing pollution -- and share the good news!

Lighting Retrofit - St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Milwaukee WI

Peter Bakken,
Feb 23, 2015, 12:04 PM