Reports & Materials


Condensing Boilers- Are they cost effective

Presentation given at ACEEE 2018 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.


Really Selling Efficiency

Leveraging existing home inspections at time-of-sale to promote energy upgrades.

Technical Report

Quality Installation and Retrocommissioning of High-Efficiency Condensing Boilers

Technical Report

Commercial Energy Code Compliance Enhancement Pilot

This project tested the potential to cost-effectively achieve CIP program savings by providing guidance and technical assistance to designers and/or city plan reviewers in a way that would improve compliance with the Minnesota Energy Code.


CEE Connecting the Dots Video

From lending to programs for homes and businesses, community engagement, independent research, engineering, and policy efforts, we are driven by our mission, moving fast, and constantly picking up steam.

Technical Report

Small Embedded Data Centers in Wisconsin

Seventhwave and CEE collected information from Wisconsin businesses on characteristics of their business and small embedded data centers.


Strategic Electrification Forum

This forum brought in speakers from both Minnesota and around the country to talk about a range of electrification topics including emerging tech, an evolving grid, ongoing natural gas reliance and electric innovations.


Increasing Residential Boiler Efficiency

Rebecca Olson, and Ben Schoenbauer dive deeper into project findings and discuss quality installation and retrocommissioning best practices that can be integrated into utility conservation improvement programs.


Improving energy code compliance through support and assistance

Russ Landry, P.E., and Megan Hoye, gave an overview of this study, including scope, ideas behind the two pilot programs, and the energy impact findings of the two energy code pilot projects.

Technical Report

CIP Energy Code Compliance Programs: Opportunities for Reaping Savings in MN

Summary of CIP-funded energy code compliance programs in Minnesota, and recommends policies for addressing the challenges associated with counting energy savings towards utility program goals.