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National Weatherization Assistance Program Evaluation

Aug 19, 2010 — The U.S. Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program provides energy efficiency services to more than 100,000 homes every year. The Energy Center is part of the independent evaluation team taking a comprehensive look at how much energy this program saves. MORE

NorthernSTAR Team brings high performance, energy-efficient solutions to cold climate homes

Jul 28, 2010 — The U.S. Department of Energy's Building America program turns its focus to energy efficiency home retrofits with awards of up to $30 million over the next 18 months to 15 multidisciplinary teams. The Energy Center of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation and UW-Madison are among... MORE

Saving Money and Energy on Office Equipment

Jul 03, 2010 — This article in Small Business Trends highlights findings from the Energy Center's plug load study. MORE

Plug Load Study on Wisconsin Public Radio

Jun 28, 2010 — Larry Meiller talks with Ingo Bensch and Scott Pigg about reducing the energy load of consumer electronics (38 mins). MORE

Energy Savings at Home

Jun 22, 2010 — In this news video from Madison's NBC-15, Ingo Bensch and Scott Pigg discuss findings from the Energy Center's plug load study (4.5 mins). MORE

Homes Waste Watts of Power, Study Finds

Jun 13, 2010 — Tom Content of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel highlights findings from the Energy Center's plug load study. MORE

Reducing energy waste from plugged-in electronic devices

Jun 03, 2010 — An Energy Center study commissioned by the Minnesota Department of Commerce Office of Energy Security found simple, low-cost actions that homeowners could take to reduce unnecessary energy use. MORE

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