Reports & Materials


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.


Multifamily Central Ventilation Assessment and Retrofit Techniques

This multifamily ventilation training was given on April 24th.


American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment

Engagement Coordinator Megan Hoye gave a presentation on CEE's research projects to the American Institute of Architects Minnesota, Committee on the Environment.


Regulatory Innovation in the Heartland: Electricity for the 21st century

Mike presented about the e21 initiative at the Market Transformation Symposium, a three day premier energy efficiency event.


Saving Energy in Existing Multifamily Buildings

Presented at the 2015 Duluth Energy and Design Conference.

Technical Report

Window Retrofit Technologies

Replacing the energy inefficient windows in existing buildings can resolve heat transfer issues.


Energy-Efficiency Options for Residential Water Heating

Presentation includes energy efficient residential water heating options for natural gas and electric water heating as well as some new developments in water heating.