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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

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

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