Energy Center publications

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REPORTS

Third-party distributed generation: issues and challenges for policymakers
2014 | more...
Minnesota stakeholder meetings for energy savings goals
2013 | In late October and early November 2013, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) held two stakeholder meetings and four technical workgroup meetings with identified parties to gather input on the state’s energy savings goals. more...
Searching for savings opportunities in commercial new construction programs
2013 | Utility-sponsored energy efficiency programs for commercial new construction are designed to push building efficiency beyond what is required through compliance with building codes. more...

PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

Designing a new utility business model? Better understand the traditional one first
2014 | By Steve Kihm, Energy Center of Wisconsin; Jim Barrett and Casey J. Bell, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (from ACEEE Summer Study proceedings, 2014) ABSTRACT more...
Promoting quality installation of central AC and heat pump systems
2014 | This presentation explored quality installation and maintenance practices for residential central air conditioning and air source heat pump systems in Minnesota. more...
From the classroom to the construction site: packing the pipeline with energy efficiency
2012 | Paper for ACEEE 2012 Summer Study by Sandra Henry, ComEd; Karen Koski, Melanie Lord, Ingo Bensch, Dave Vigliotta and Kathryn Schiedermayer (former director of education), Energy Center of Wisconsin. more...

FACT SHEETS

Project profile: Impacts of climate change on energy use
2014 | We modeled the impact of climate change on NASA's space center in Mississippi to reveal that future predicted energy use will likely be about the same as today; temperature extremes could push energy use as much as 40 percent higher over brief periods. more...
Daylight controls glossary
2013 | more...
Tip sheet: Calibration and commissioning for energy savings from daylighting
2013 | more...