Reports & Materials

Technical Report

Demonstrating the Effectiveness of an Aerosol Sealant to Reduce Multi-Unit Dwelling Envelope Air Leakage

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e21 Initiative: Phase II Report

Phase II report : On implementing a framework for a 21st century electric system in Minnesota.

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Impacts of Office Plug Load Reduction Strategies

This report outlines the measured commercial building plug load energy savings using available control technologies and occupant behavior strategies.

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Measurement of Indoor Particle Levels in a Minnesota Tribal Casino

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Passenger Vehicle Secondhand Smoke Particulate Measurements

This paper was presented at the 2016 ASHRAE Indoor Air Quality Conference.

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The Context for Energy Storage to Facilitate Renewable Electricity in Minnesota

The objective of this paper is to assess the need for energy storage to facilitate increased penetration of variable renewable generation in the regional electric system that serves Minnesota.

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Interim Report: Commercial Roof-top Units in Minnesota

The objective of this study is to characterize the existing roof top units and the new/replacement market.

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Condensing Boiler Optimization

Presentation given at the 2016 Duluth Energy Design Conference.

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Ventilation Retrofit Case Study: Reducing Supply Ventilation Flow

This case study gives an overview of ventilation systems and the retrofit commissioning done on the systems in a 24 story residential high-rise. The retrofitting resulted in energy savings of $6,899 with a payback of only 2 months.

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Ventilation Retrofit Case Study: Reducing and Balancing Exaust Ventilation Flow

This case study gives an overview of ventilation systems and the retrofit commissioning done on the systems in a 14 story residential high-rise.