Reports & Materials

Technical Report

Combustion Safety Simplified Test Protocol Field Study

This project developed and evaluated a simplified combustion safety test procedure that could quickly identify the potential for water heaters, furnaces, and boilers to have significant spillage issues during normal operation.

Webinar

Innovations in Multifamily Building Energy Savings

This webinar discussed new multifamily auditing techniques, their scalability, what makes the energy savings cost-effective, where the programs can be most successful, and what non-energy benefits result from this work.

Data & Reference

2015 Annual Update

This report outlines some of the innovative work CEE was doing in 2015 to meet our goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and securing a healthy, low-carbon economy for future generations.

Webinar

Minneapolis Clean Energy Partnership

This webinar covered how this innovative city-utility partnership is delivering flexibility and progress in Minneapolis. This webinar was the first in a two-part series. Look for part II in Fall, 2016.

Presentation

Clean Energy Plan Stakeholder Workshop

This CEE-hosted event provided a technical overview of the resource modeling behind Minnesota’s first-ever alternative resource plan.

Video

Multifamily Building Ventilation Tool- TrueFlow Capture Box

CEE researchers have come up with a new tool, the TrueFlow Capture Box, to help our research and, in the long run, to help multifamily building owners and managers operate more efficiently.

Technical Report

EnergyScoreCard Pilot Program

These two reports looking into the impact of a 2-year pilot program to study the effectiveness of an energy and water benchmarking service in multifamily buildings in Minnesota.

Info Visualization

Aerosol Sealing for Multifamily Application

This aerosol sealant method is currently being studied by CEE to see if it is a cost-effective way to reduce envelope air leakage in Minnesota multifamily buildings.

Technical Report

Human-Building Interaction (HBI): Design Thinking and Energy Efficiency

This whitepaper introduces the concept of Human-Building Interaction (HBI), a user-centered approach that focuses on how occupants interact with buildings to consume energy.

Presentation

Multifamily Central Ventilation Assessment and Retrofit Techniques

This multifamily ventilation training was given on April 24th.