Reports & Materials

Technical Report

2016 Energy Benchmarking Report

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

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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.

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Optimized Operation of Indoor Public Pools

Energy efficiency guidance for utilities, technicians and recommissioning providers

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Retrofitting 80% Residential Furnaces for High Efficiency

This research evaluated the actual savings, established implementation protocols, and demonstrated non-energy benefits of transport membrane humidifier technology in single family homes.

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Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump

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Personal Vehicle Secondhand Smoke Exposure for Various Ventilation Modes

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Small Embedded Data Center Program Pilot

Improving the operational efficiency of small data centers in commercial and industrial settings through field studies and stakeholder engagement.

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Duct Leakage and Retrofit Duct Sealing in MN Commercial & Institutional Buildings

Field research to characterize existing large commercial building duct systems, quantify the potential for leakage reduction, and develop screening and diagnostic procedures to facilitate program-level implementation.

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Energy Recovery in Minnesota Commercial and Institutional Buildings: Expectations and Performance

This research identified the common causes of energy recovery ventilation underperformance.

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Commercial Condensing Boiler Optimization

This report summarizes the findings of a field research study that assessed the impact of real operating conditions on commercial condensing boiler energy efficiency.