Reports & Materials

Presentation

Energy Fit Homes: Real Savings Lasting Comfort

This presentation discusses Energy Fit Homes, a new certification program specifically designed for energy efficiency in Minnesota’s existing homes that is being delivered through existing utility programs.

Presentation

Condensing Boiler Optimization

This presentation is a research update for an ongoing Conservation Applied Research and Development (CARD) grant project studying residential condensing boiler operation and optimization.

Video

Multifamily Building Aerosol Sealing

The leading edge of building envelope tightness. This video shows how this leading edge building envelope sealant works.

Presentation

The Commercial Energy Codes Support Program

Enhanced Energy Code Compliance, 2014 CARD Grant

Technical Report

Ventilation Retrofit Case Study: Reducing Supply Ventilation Flow

This case study gives an overview of ventilation systems and the retrofit commissioning done on the systems in a 24 story residential high-rise. The retrofitting resulted in energy savings of $6,899 with a payback of only 2 months.

Technical Report

Ventilation Retrofit Case Study: Reducing and Balancing Exaust Ventilation Flow

This case study gives an overview of ventilation systems and the retrofit commissioning done on the systems in a 14 story residential high-rise.

Technical Report

2014 Minneapolis Energy Benchmarking

Report outlining the findings from the third year of Minneapolis' energy benchmarking and disclosure policy.

Webinar

Energy Conservation 2.0: Can Devices Deliver?

This webinar featured a moderated discussion that will explore how to fuel technology-driven behavior change at scale.

Info Visualization

Research Photo Library

Original photography of energy efficiency researchers and technologies.

Data & Reference

Utility Heat Pump Water Heater Calculator

Using several simple inputs, this application will determine the estimated savings and payback period for installing a heat pump water heater as a replacement for standard electric resistance water heating.