Reports & Materials

Info Visualization

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.

Technical Report

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.


Large Building Air Leakage Animation

Animation demonstrating the most effective order to seal air leakage pathways.

Info Visualization

Combi Systems 101


Technical Report

Secondhand Smoke Exposure in the Nonsmoking Section: How Much Protection?

Secondhand smoke exposure continues to be a problem in bars and restaurants where smoking is permitted. This study measures the relative SHS exposure reduction in nonsmoking sections of establishments that allow some smoking.

Data & Reference

Minnesota Energy Eras

Descriptions of four eras: Minnesota's Energy Foundation, Steel in the Ground, Reimaging Growth, and New Energy Sources.


Combi System Optimization Animation

This animation, based on results from CEE's field research, lays out the factors that influence the installed efficiency of a combi system.