Projects

Northeast Green Light Project

CEE commissioned Minneapolis sculptor James Brenner to create a public art piece representing energy conservation efforts in the Holland neighborhood.

Heat Pump Water Heaters: Savings Potential in Minnesota

White paper to characterize heat pump water heaters’ capacity to reduce space heating energy use in Minnesota homes.

Energy Efficiency and Air Quality in Ice Arenas

CEE's ice arena activities have included field research, surveys, energy audits and analysis, and technical and financial assistance.

Bicycling Counts

Bicycling Counts is an interactive, animated, mobile public art project created to celebrate and demonstrate the collective impact of cycling.

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Advanced Rooftop HVAC Unit Controls Pilot

This pilot is field tested two advanced rooftop HVAC unit control strategies to determine cost-effective energy efficiency retrofit options for small to medium-sized businesses.

Home Energy Improvement Index

The Center for Energy and Environment has developed a home energy efficiency index for use with its residential energy program, targeted at cost-effective retrofits for existing homes.

Home Energy Score

This pilot assessed the performance of three asset-based energy rating systems on Minnesota homes.

Secondhand Smoke Research

CEE is a national leader in indoor air quality research for secondhand smoke transfer in multifamily buildings, including two projects for ClearWay Minnesota.

Retrofitting Combined Space & Water Heating Systems

CEE’s ongoing assessment and guidelines for combined domestic space and water heating systems.

Capturing Energy Savings from Large Building Envelope Leakage Reduction

This project is developing diagnostic procedures to identify air leaks and methods to calculate the savings from air sealing large commercial and institutional buildings.