Study of Wind Energy Development in Wisconsin: A Collaborative Report
2004 | This is a collaborative report that explores a variety of impacts. It is structured in three parts, with a total of five segments addressing different aspects of wind energy development.
These segments include case studies of existing Wisconsin wind farms, an analysis of net metering...
Appliance Sales Tracking: 2003
2004 | This Focus on Energy report presents the 2003 results of a biennial residential appliance sales tracking study implemented by the Energy Center of Wisconsin. The report addresses ENERGY STAR awareness, appliance purchase rates, consumer purchase experiences, thermostat fan settings, and...
Variable-Speed Furnaces Come of Age
2004 | Article written by Scott Pigg. Posted with permission from Wisconsin Perspective magazine, the primary source of information for the plumbing, heating, and cooling channel across the state of Wisconsin.
Education by design: creating lasting market behavior change through education & training
2004 | In this ACEEE paper, Marge Anderson presents the Energy Center's systematic model for education and training and addresses the six key elements that ensure consistent, measurable and significant results in terms of lasting energy efficiency behavior change.
Performance Monitoring of a Daylit Commercial Building
2003 | Report presents the results of detailed energy use monitoring of the Hoffman Corporation headquarters, a daylit building located in Appleton, Wisconsin. Includes analysis of lighting energy use, chiller energy use, lighting levels and employee satisfaction.
Energy Investment Decisions in Wisconsin Industry: Results from In-Depth Interviews with Management Decision-Makers
2003 | Analyzes views of industry management on energy use and costs, energy investments, and energy efficiency as related to production. Based on 59 in-depth interviews with management decision-makers at 46 businesses in Wisconsin.
Net Energy Balance and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Renewable Energy Storage Systems
2003 | Evaluates life-cycle impacts of three common energy storage technologies--pumped hydro, compressed air, and advanced batteries--when coupled with wind and solar electricity generation.
Commercial and Industrial Equipment Supply Chains: Industrial boilers, compressed air systems, and pump systems
2003 | This Focus on Energy report provides in-depth market information on the distributors, manufacturers and designers who supply industrial boilers, compressed air systems, and pump systems to various industries. It examines how equipment moves through the market, and the attitudes, practices...
Wisconsin Renewable Energy Market Assessment
2003 | This Focus on Energy report provides an overview of how consumers make decisions about installing renewable energy systems, including motivation, competing options, information sources, barriers, and customer need for the Focus on Energy program. Also provides estimates of installation rates...
Lessons from the trading pilots: applications for Wisconsin water quality trading policy
2003 | This report is written for policy analysts who are considering possible design and implementation options to promote water quality trading in Wisconsin. The project was funded by a grant from the EPA Great Lakes National Program Office and was prepared for the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance....