Power Plant Transition in Host Communities
This study seeks to illustrate the impact of the shift away from power plants on six Minnesota communities that host power plants.
Date: October 9, 2019 | Author: Audrey Partridge, Brady Steigauf | Category: Policy, Electricity Grid
Aerosol Sealing of Existing Residences
The goal of this project is to develop a best practice guide for cost-effective aerosol envelope sealing of unoccupied, existing residences, to help increase envelope tightness by 75 percent.
Date: June 1, 2019 | Author: Dave Bohac, P.E. | Category: Residential, Aerosol Sealing
Commercial and Industrial Refrigeration Market Assessment
This market study will focus on refrigeration measures and programs in Minnesota's grocery stores, ice arenas, and facilities that store or process cold foods or beverages.
Date: June 1, 2019 | Author: Russ Landry, P.E. | Category: Commercial
Ductless Cold Climate Heat Pumps for Multifamily Applications
This study will measure the performance, energy savings, and customer acceptance of ductless ccASHPs in multifamily applications and establish installation protocols to ensure their potential is realized.
Date: May 1, 2019 | Author: Ben Schoenbauer | Category: Multifamily, Heat Pumps
Optimized Installations of Air Source Heat Pumps for Single-Family Homes
The study will develop and validate design, installation, and operational protocols necessary for ccASHPs to achieve high market acceptance and maximum energy savings.
Date: May 1, 2019 | Author: Ben Schoenbauer | Category: Residential, Heat Pumps
Wi-Fi Location-Based Services to Optimize Energy Efficiency
This project will determine the energy and non-energy benefits of integrating Wi-Fi Location-Based Service in commercial buildings’ management systems.
Date: May 1, 2019 | Author: Lester Shen | Category: Commercial, Behavior
Revealing New Strategic Market Opportunities for High-Performance Envelope Retrofits
The goal of this project is to complete an assessment of opportunities for state-of-the-art, high-performance envelope retrofits on existing single-family homes.
Date: May 1, 2019 | Author: Josh Quinnell, Ph.D. | Category: Residential
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: August 10, 2018 | Author: Russ Landry, P.E., Megan Hoye, LEED AP, Di Sui | Category: Commercial
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: August 1, 2018 | Author: Rebecca Olson, Ben Schoenbauer | Category: Residential
Hot Water Recirculation Controls in Hospitality Buildings
Report investigating energy savings and performance of new hot water recirculation control technology in hospitality and commercial buildings.
Date: June 30, 2018 | Author: Ben Schoenbauer, Dave Bohac, P.E. | Category: Commercial
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212 3rd Avenue North, Suite 560
Minneapolis, MN 55401
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1754 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55104