Reports & Materials

Webinar

The Ons & Offs of Energy Recovery Ventilation Effectiveness

A webinar covering final results of a study that characterized energy recovery systems in Minnesota commercial and institutional buildings, and identified common problems that diminish the effectiveness of ERVs.

Webinar

New Technology for Efficient Multifamily Building Envelope Sealing

Webinar sharing report findings including aerosol sealing cost-effectiveness in multifamily buildings and recommendations on how utilities and contractors can take advantage of this new sealing application.

Webinar

Game Changer: Cost-Effective Duct Leakage Reduction in Large Commercial Buildings

An in-depth look at study findings including duct leakage characteristics in commercial and institutional buildings, retrofit duct sealing efficacy, the significant potential for cost-effective energy savings, and greater operational control of building HVAC systems.

Technical Report

Duct Leakage and Retrofit Duct Sealing in MN Commercial & Institutional Buildings

Field research to characterize existing large commercial building duct systems, quantify the potential for leakage reduction, and develop screening and diagnostic procedures to facilitate program-level implementation.

Webinar

Commercial Condensing Boiler Optimization

Technical overview of the research questions and findings as well as a discussion of targeted recommendations for utility energy efficiency programs and operator learning.

Technical Report

Energy Recovery in Minnesota Commercial and Institutional Buildings: Expectations and Performance

This research identified the common causes of energy recovery ventilation underperformance.

Technical Report

Commercial Condensing Boiler Optimization

This report summarizes the findings of a field research study that assessed the impact of real operating conditions on commercial condensing boiler energy efficiency.

Webinar

Mid-Sized City Building Benchmarking

A workshop designed to inform local governments about the benefits and opportunities of private building energy benchmarking.

Webinar

Commercial Rooftop Units in MN: Characteristics and Energy Performance

Findings from research that aims to characterize existing RTUs and the new/replacement market, as well as monitor existing RTU energy performance.

Technical Report

Commercial Roof-Top Units in Minnesota: Characteristics and Energy performance

Research conducted by CEE and Seventhwave.