2014 Minneapolis Energy Benchmarking
Report outlining the findings from the third year of Minneapolis' energy benchmarking and disclosure policy.
Destination Medical Center: Sustainable Energy Options
"Destination Medical Center: Sustainable Energy Options" was developed by CEE to provide the DMC Corporation (DMCC) Board with options for how this considerable development can meet climate and energy goals outlined in the DMC Sustainability Framework.
Combustion Safety Simplified Test Protocol Field Study
This project developed and evaluated a simplified combustion safety test procedure that could quickly identify the potential for water heaters, furnaces, and boilers to have significant spillage issues during normal operation.
Human-Building Interaction (HBI): Design Thinking and Energy Efficiency
This whitepaper introduces the concept of Human-Building Interaction (HBI), a user-centered approach that focuses on how occupants interact with buildings to consume energy.
Window Retrofit Technologies
Replacing the energy inefficient windows in existing buildings can resolve heat transfer issues.
e21 Initiative: Phase I Report
Phase I Report: Charting a path to a 21st century energy system in Minnesota
Advanced Rooftop HVAC Unit Controls Pilot
This pilot is field tested two advanced rooftop HVAC unit control strategies to determine cost-effective energy efficiency retrofit options for small to medium-sized businesses.
Why Pay for Two Condensing Systems When One Will Do?
This paper covers the CEE's ongoing assessment and guidelines for combined domestic space and water heating systems.
Multifamily Ventilation Assessment and Retrofit Guide
The research for this project included the assessment of 18 multifamily building ventilation systems, with a focus on the following system types: apartment central exhaust systems, corridor ventilation systems and trash chutes.
Meeting Utility Resource Needs with Solar
Lindsey Hemly and Nathan Franzen of Geronimo Energy discuss about the company, the design and technical merits of the Aurora Solar Project, and the potential benefits to the utility, ratepayers, and the environment.