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Wisconsin: a land flowing with milk and energy

Feb 28, 2010 — This article by Joe Kramer is featured on DairyDoingMore, a website of the Milk Marketing Board. MORE

Teaching green building

Feb 28, 2010 — Kathryn Schiedermayer has been appointed to serve on the United States Green Building Council's Education Events Committee (EEC). This committee oversees the development of USGBC educational opportunities including events, conferences, forums and summits promoting the adoption of green design,... MORE

Four-billion dollar residential retrofit market in Wisconsin (audio file)

Feb 23, 2010 — Marge Anderson and John Viner spoke with Larry Meiller on Wisconsin Public Radio about the growing market for retrofitting homes to be energy efficient and plugged the Better Buildings: Better Business Conference. MORE

"Energy in America" makes Outstanding Academic Title list

Jan 03, 2010 — The Association of College and Research Libraries has selected Ingrid Kelley's book, Energy in America: a tour of our fossil fuel culture and beyond, for inclusion in their Outstanding Academic Title list. It is one of 652 publications chosen as the "best of the best" from 7,065 works reviewed by... MORE

Energy Center helps Indiana set strong energy efficiency goals

Dec 13, 2009 — The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission relied in part on the Energy Center as its independent technical consultant to establish a strong policy and program framework for achieving greater energy efficiency. The goals it established are similar to policies adopted by the Wisconsin Governor's... MORE

New research on in-home energy savings presented at Behavior Change Conference

Nov 16, 2009 — At the Behavior, Energy and Climate Change Conference in Washington D.C., Energy Center researchers Scott Pigg and Ingo Bensch presented preliminary findings from a field study that points to untapped opportunities for residential energy savings. Funded by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, the... MORE

Geothermal Study Finds Savings in Costs and Emissions

Oct 11, 2009 — A 2009 study of the economic and emissions savings of geothermal heat pumps shows significant cost savings in commercial applications and longer-term savings in residential applications. The study took updated information on costs, technology and incentive factors into account in assessing... MORE

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