Reports & Materials


German Infrastructure Impacts Minnesota Energy Thinkers

Ken Smith of Ever-Green Energy and Betsy Engelking of Geronimo Energy share what they learned through Germany's experience with renewable energy.

Technical Report

Advanced Rooftop HVAC Unit Controls Pilot

This pilot is field tested two advanced rooftop HVAC unit control strategies to determine cost-effective energy efficiency retrofit options for small to medium-sized businesses.

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Technology Forum Presentation Videos

What will the next 35 years of efficiency innovation look like? Experts weighed in on Tuesday June 24, 2014 at CEE's special 35th anniversary forum and networking event.


How Utilities are Benefiting from Minnesota's New Energy Savings Platform

Joe Plummer of the MN Division of Energy Resources and Jeff Haase of Great River Energy provide background information about the platform, who it benefits, and the goals and requirements for utility use.

Technical Report

Why Pay for Two Condensing Systems When One Will Do?

This paper covers the CEE's ongoing assessment and guidelines for combined domestic space and water heating systems.


National Governor’s Association Learning Lab on Public Facilities

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Greenhouse Gas Performance Standards and Energy Efficiency: Minnesota and the Midwest Look Ahead

Leaders from MN’s Division of Energy Resources, the MN Pollution Control Agency, and the energy sector discuss regional solutions to cut emissions from existing power plants.

Data & Reference

Program Archive: Noise Mitigation Program (1992–2014)

Until 2014, CEE was the primary consultant for the Metropolitan Airports Commission implementing the Noise Mitigation Program.


Quantifying Energy Savings from Heat Pump Water Heaters in Cold Climate Homes

Senior Research Engineer Ben Schoenbauer covers findings from his recent study and app development, explaining how heat pump water heaters affect homes from a whole house perspective.


The Impact of Window Energy Efficiency: Part 2

Mechanical Engineer Gustav Brändström discuses findings and implications from recent research looking at the potential applications for window films and interior panels to increase building energy efficiency in Minnesota climates.