Daylighting benefits lie in proper design, control

Dec 30, 2010 — Scott Hackel is quoted in this article by Rita Tatum for FacilitiesNet. MORE

Atlas pinpoints bioenergy resources

Dec 20, 2010 — Launched this week, the Wisconsin Bioenergy Information and Outreach Network ( is a comprehensive tool for entrepreneurs, businesses, researchers and policymakers to find resources and technologies to develop the bioenergy sector in Wisconsin. The project is a collaboration among... MORE

Design decisions through energy, economics and emissions analysis

Dec 14, 2010 — Our buildings team completed an energy analysis of a major pool addition at RecPlex, the largest municipal recreation facility in the country in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Recommendations included an innovative lake-sourced geothermal heat pump, aggressive energy recovery, and a high performance... MORE

Psst. Confess. Are YOU Guilty?

Dec 12, 2010 — The average home in 1980 had only three electronic devices. That was 30 years ago. Since then, the electronics industry has grown into a major powerhouse industry. Do you have any idea how many small devices you have plugged into sockets around the house? MORE

Biogas Webinar: Food Processing in the Great Lakes Region

Nov 07, 2010 — Joe Kramer from the Energy Center and Joe Cantwell from RW Beck/Science Applications International presented an overview of current biogas utilization options, Wisconsin incentives for renewable energy from food industry biogas, and examples of food processing operations that use anaerobic... MORE

Video Webcasts from AIA Chicago

Oct 20, 2010 — The Energy Center recorded a selection of sessions at AIA Chicago's professional development conference on September 16, 2010. Learn from industry leaders as they share details on how to advance the 2030 Challenge, specify green products, benefit from new project management techniques, and more. MORE

Seeing Opportunity in a Different Light

Oct 16, 2010 — An entrepreneur has developed a free energy-saving light bulb finder app for smart phones. MORE