Reports & Materials

Webinar

Lending Center Overview - Services Available for Minnesota Cities

CEE's Lending Center provides a number of unique financing options for energy efficiency improvements in homes and small businesses. In addition to general financing options, the Lending Center administers loan products for a number of cities and communities across the metro area and greater Minnesota.

Technical Report

Field Assessment of Energy Audit Tools for Retrofit Programs

This project field-tested three different building performance models of varying complexity, in order to assess their value as rating systems in the context of a residential retrofit program.

Data & Reference

Minnesota Energy Dockets — Archive

An archive of past important Conservation Improvement filings, integrated resource plans and dockets related to renewable energy and environmental reporting.

Technical Report

Home Energy Improvement Index

This paper describes CEE's Home Energy Improvement Index which is designed for use with residential energy efficiency programs, specifically targeting cost-effective retrofits for existing homes.

Technical Report

Program Results from the State of Minnesota's Existing Building Commissioning Program

Energy investigations of 227 Minnesota buildings identified best practices for program managers. A rigorous quality assurance experience highlights the need for a training and certification process for EBCx providers.

Presentation

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.

Webinar

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.

Presentation

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.

Video

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