Digital publications

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REPORTS

Commercial roof-top units in Minnesota: characteristics and energy performance
2017 | RTUs are used in more than one third of U.S. commercial buildings, the highest of any cooling equipment type. Why? They are reliable and have a low capital cost, as well as established service and distribution networks. more...
Manufactured homes study
2016 | The manufactured home market offers an affordable housing option—and sometimes the only option—for many would-be homeowners. more...
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...

PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

Is it getting hot in here? How climate change will impact energy efficiency choices
2016 | ACEEE 2016 paper by Scott Schuetter, Saranya Gunasingh and Doug Ahl. more...
Advancing the last frontier: reduction of commercial plug loads
2016 | ACEEE 2016 paper by Scott Hackel, et al. more...
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...

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...