Reports & Materials


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.


Automated House Sealing - Aerosol Envelope Sealing of New Homes

This presentation was given at the 2018 RESNET Building Performance Conference.

Technical Report

2016 Energy Benchmarking Report

By harnessing whole-building efficiency information, Minneapolis Energy Benchmarking is accelerating energy and water efficiency improvements.


Demand Control Systems Deliver Efficiency in Commercial Hot Water Use

Technical overview of the effectiveness of new demand control systems to reduce heating and pumping costs from hot water circulation in hospitality and commercial venues.

Technical Report

An evaluation of strategies to reduce transport of pollutants from garages to homes

Five houses with attached garages were tested for contaminant transport into the living space.

Data & Reference

Guide for Indoor Public Pool Facilities Operation & Recommissioning

Guides to help public pool operators and recommissioning providers run more energy efficient facilities.

Technical Report

Optimized Operation of Indoor Public Pools

Energy efficiency guidance for utilities, technicians and recommissioning providers


Humidification Retrofits Deliver Residential Furnace Efficiency

A technical overview of the field assessment, measured energy savings, occupant feedback, and evaluation of cost-effectiveness of transport membrane humidifier (TMH) technology