Digital publications

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REPORTS

Impacts of offfice plug load reduction strategies
2016 | Seventhwave, along with the Center for Energy and Environment and LHB, conducted a field research study to demonstrate and measure savings from potential plug load reduction strategies in office buildings. more...
Energy efficiency opportunities for homes with high usage: market characterization and customer engagement strategies
2016 | We conducted an in-depth study of 100 high energy consumption homes in Minnesota. more...
Performance of water-source variable refrigerant flow: measurement and verification of two installed systems
2015 | Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) systems have developed into a promising emerging technology. While popular in some places in the world, these systems are quite new to the upper Midwest. more...

PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

Codes don't always get enforced, but contracts do: changing the procurement paradigm to drive building energy performance
2016 | ACEEE 2016 paper by Adam McMillen, et al. more...
Considering risk and investor value in energy efficiency business models
2016 | ACEEE 2016 paper by Steve Kihm, et al. more...
Verified! How performance-based procurement can boost new construction program savings, streamline evaluation, and empower building owners
2016 | ACEEE 2016 paper by Sandra Henry, Claire Cowan, et al. more...

FACT SHEETS

Power down, power off
2016 | This fact sheet was developed as part of a commercial plug load study funded by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources. more...
Adjusting lighting levels in commercial buildings
2015 | Summary of findings from task tuning research. more...
Implement and commission demand control ventilation to capture significant energy savings
2015 | Summary of findings from a field study of DCV system performance. more...