Our Research

Air Source Heat Pumps

CEE is a leader in heat pump performance in cold climates and dual fuel applications.

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Your expert on all things heat pump.

Since 2014, our heat pump market research and field studies have focused on how utility programs and contractors can adapt and refine the technology for high performance in extreme temperatures.

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Heat pumps are proven effective and efficient.

CEE field research has shown that heat pumps are an effective and efficient source of heat in cold climates. In fact, heat pumps are expected to provide 25 percent of total residential electric energy savings in Minnesota over the next decade.

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Research turns estimated savings into reality.

Our current research looks how to make energy savings a reality by analyzing system optimization through controls and design, advocating for quality installation through contractor education, and assessing which heat pump applications help utilities and customers realize savings most cost-effectively.

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Head over to the Heat Pump Collaborative to access resources for contractors, utilities, and homeowners.

Contractor training, homeowner awareness, and utility collaboration are all needed to push heat pump adoption. We currently working on this through the Minnesota Air Source Heat Pump Collaborative.


Minnesota Air Source Heat Pump Collaborative

Heat Pump Reports & Tools