Program Results from the State of Minnesota's Existing Building Commissioning Program
Energy investigations of 227 Minnesota buildings identified best practices for program managers and the need for a training and certification process for EBCx providers.
Performance and Optimization of Residential Condensing Combi Systems
This webinar goes over lab and field measurements of condensing boilers and water heaters matched with hydronic coil air handlers and distribution systems to optimize their performance.
Leakage Reduction for Large Building Air Sealing and HVAC System Pressure Effects
Building air leakage tests were conducted on six commercial and institutional buildings before and after air sealing work.
Energy Financing Animation
An efficiency project’s payback period is important not only for a company’s return on investment, but for the magnitude of secondary benefits they receive, such as job creation.
Data & Reference
Energy Efficiency Power Plant
Energy Efficiency is an Energy Resource
The Morphology of Energy Labels
A visual representation of an energy rating has more of an impact than just reading a number or letter. There are numerous options for how a rating can look, and its design should follow from the message it wants to send.
Energy Savings Calculations for Existing Building Commissioning
This webinar covers the use of building automation trend data in energy savings calculations.
Assessment of Risk for Asthma Initiation and Cancer and Heart Disease Deaths among Patrons and Servers due to Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Restaurants and Bars
Lifetime excess risk of cancer death, ischaemic heart disease death, and asthma initiation among non-smoking restaurant and bar servers and patrons in Minnesota and the US were estimated using weighted field measurements of SHS constituents in Minnesota, existing data on tobacco use, and multiple dose-response models.
Using Building Automation Systems as a Commissioning Tool
This webinar discusses the powerful capabilities of building automation systems and their use in commissioning new and existing buildings.
Bicycling Counts Video
Bicycling Counts was an interactive, animated, mobile public art project created to celebrate and demonstrate the collective impact of cycling. This project was designed by Visual Storyteller Arlene Birt and implemented during Bike Walk Week 2012.