Advancing Electric Utility Infrastructure Opportunities
Explore advancing electric utility infrastructure efficiency opportunities in Minnesota through stakeholder engagement.
Date: March 13, 2017 | Author: Carl Nelson, Mike Bull | Category: Policy
Using an Aerosol Sealant to Reduce Multi-Unit Dwelling Envelope Air Leakage
This field testing assessed the reliability and cost-effectiveness of aerosol sealing to achieve consistent and verifiable air-tightness levels in multifamily buildings.
Date: January 3, 2017 | Author: Dave Bohac, P.E., Ben Schoenbauer | Category: Multifamily
Condensing Boiler Optimization
Field study to quantify how operating conditions impact the installed energy savings of condensing boilers and determine the potential for optimization through low-cost upgrades.
Date: December 29, 2016 | Author: Russ Landry, P.E. | Category: Commercial, Multifamily
Minnesota Solar Pathways
This project undertakes stakeholder collaboration and technical analysis to support Minnesota’s deployment of solar electricity.
Date: December 15, 2016 | Author: Josh Quinnell, Ph.D., Mike Bull, Jenny Edwards, Rabi Vandergon | 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
Window Retrofits: Increasing Window Efficiency Without Replacement
Replacing the energy inefficient windows in existing buildings can resolve heat transfer issues. Many products available today, including window films and window panels, could reduce energy use without the cost of replacing windows.
Date: March 18, 2015 | Author: Christopher Plum, Gustav Brändström, P.E. | Category: Residential, Commercial
Commercial Building Plug Load Energy Reduction Strategies
The project goal is to measure commercial building plug load energy savings
using available control technologies and occupant behavior strategies.
Date: January 1, 2015 | Author: Nicole Kessler, Christopher Plum | 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. | Category: Commercial
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