News

Visit CEE's Newsletter Archive to look back at past research, program, and policy updates.



Media: Research focuses on tighter homes, lower cost (Finance & Commerce)

Finance and Commerce interviewed CEE's director of research Dave Bohac about a new research grant CEE received to research aerosol envelope sealing in new construction single-family homes. 

Media: Sustainable: Crunching numbers on buildings’ energy use (Finance & Commerce)

Finance and Commerce outlines the success of Minneapolis' building benchmarking program and how it is helping buildings across the city reduce their energy use. 

News Release: Minneapolis offers no-interest financing for recommended energy-efficiency upgrades (M

The City of Minneapolis announced that they are offering Minneapolis residents zero percent financing on energy-saving upgrades recommended by Home Energy Squad.

News Release: CEE receives $535,000 from Dept of Energy to improve air-tightness in homes

Funding will support research to develop a practical protocol for aerosol envelope sealing.

Report released — MN's e21 Initiative: The 21st Century Energy System

Nation-leading energy industry resource provider E Source has published a report on Minnesota's e21 initiative, co-led by CEE and Great Plains Institute.

Media: Homeowner Saving Money with 'Home Energy Squad (KSTP)

Channel Five News joined Kat and John at a Home Energy Squad visit to show homeowners how they can take action this fall to save energy and money.

Media: DIY makes a dent, but Home Energy Squad takes winter prep to a new level (Southwest Journal)

Communications Manager Tim Hanrahan contributed an article on the benefits of receiving a Home Energy Squad visit. 

Media: Rate impacts of decoupling in Minnesota are minimal so far (Midwest Energy News)

Director of Policy and Communications Mike Bull shares his thoughts on the benefits of utility decoupling programs.

Electrical contractors: Plan ahead for One-Stop Efficiency Shop® year-end rebates

A reminder to electrical contractors to submit a program Participation Agreement as soon as possible so CEE can set aside the proper rebate money. 

Media: LEDs lighten utility bills for businesses (Finance & Commerce)

CEE lighting consultant Jamie Fitzke shares insights into the market evolution and quality improvements in contemporary LED lighting for businesses.