Minnesota Solar Pathways
This project undertakes stakeholder collaboration and technical analysis to support Minnesota’s deployment of solar electricity.
Date: December 15, 2016 | Author: Mike Bull, Jenny Edwards | Category: Policy, Program Design, e21
Aerosol Sealing in Residential New Construction
This project, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, will provide builders with procedures to easily and economically integrate aerosol sealing into standard construction practices.
Date: August 1, 2016 | Author: Dave Bohac, P.E., Ben Schoenbauer | Category: Residential, Indoor Air Quality
Field Study of Intelligent, Networked, Retrofittable Water Controller
This study aims to validate the field performance, cost-effectiveness, direct energy savings, and demand side management capabilities of Sunnovations’ Aquanta smart water heater controller.
Date: January 1, 2016 | Author: Ben Schoenbauer | Category: Residential
Reducing the Energy Cost of Effective Ventilation in Multi-Unit Buildings
Field research to assess multifamily ventilation systems; design retrofits; quantify the energy savings and ventilation improvements; and develop standardized screening, diagnostic, and retrofit protocols.
Date: March 21, 2015 | Author: Dave Bohac, P.E., Jim Fitzgerald, Corrie Bastian, Kirk Kolehma | Category: Indoor Air Quality, Multifamily
Retrocommissioning of Condensing Boilers
Increasing boiler efficiency through development of a new programmatic approach for installation and retrocommissioning of high-efficiency condensing residential boilers
Date: January 1, 2015 | Author: Rebecca Olson, Ben Schoenbauer, Pat Huelman | Category: Residential
Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump Field Assessment
This study will assess the efficiency of the newest generation of cold climate air
source heat pump technologies to help determine whether they should be
included in utility efficiency programs.
Date: January 1, 2015 | Author: Ben Schoenbauer, Dave Bohac, P.E., Martin Kushler | Category: Residential
Field Study of a Moisture and Heat Transfer Furnace Retrofit Device
This study will evaluate the actual savings, establish implementation protocols, and demonstrate non-energy benefits of transport membrane humidifier technology in single family homes.
Date: January 1, 2015 | Author: Josh Quinnell, Ph.D., Dave Bohac, P.E., Dexin Wang | Category: Residential
Market and Performance Characterization of Commercial Rooftop Units
Characterization of the Minnesota market for RTUs and monitoring of energy
use to better understand indicators of high and low performance issues.
Date: January 1, 2015 | Author: Scott Schuetter, Mark Hancock, P.E., Alex Haynor | Category: Commercial
Hot Water Recirculation Controls in Hospitality Buildings
This project will determine the energy savings and performance of new hot
water recirculation control technology to help improve the quality and
efficiency of hot water delivery in hospitality and commercial buildings.
Date: January 1, 2015 | Author: Ben Schoenbauer, Dave Bohac, P.E., Merry Sweeney | Category: Commercial
Commercial Energy Codes Support Program
This research project assists design, development, and code enforcement professionals to improve compliance with the most commonly neglected, high-impact energy code requirements.
Date: January 1, 2015 | Author: Russ Landry, P.E., Megan Hoye, Di Sui | Category: Commercial
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Minneapolis, MN 55401