Digital publications


Appliance Sales Tracking: 2001

2002 | What kind of appliances and lighting are Wisconsin residents purchasing? How do appliance purchases compare over time? To answer these questions, the Energy Center of Wisconsin created an ongoing system to track appliance sales. This 2001 study is the latest in a series of periodic sales... MORE


Industries of the Future Roadmap for the Wisconsin Printing Industry

2002 | This document was funded through Focus on Energy. To help carry out projects that will improve industry competitiveness, the Industries of the Future program follows an industry roadmap. The roadmap describes current industry needs, identifies potential solutions, and offers guidance for... MORE


Energy Savings from the Wisconsin ENERGY STAR Homes Program

2002 | This report examines differences in energy use between participants in the Wisconsin ENERGY STAR Homes program in 1999 and 2000 and similar non-participants who built new homes during the same period. It is based on utility billing histories and a homeowner survey for approximately 100... MORE


Tour Guide for the Fond du Lac High School Geothermal System

2002 | This brochure takes you on a tour of the Fond du Lac High School heat pump installation. The high school, which serves 2,400 students, is the largest geothermal pond system in the United States. Learn more about this proven, innovative technology and the many benefits it provides its... MORE


Optimal Design and Operation of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems for Small-Scale Stationary Applications

2002 | This PhD thesis describes optimal strategies for designing and operating stationary fuel cell systems. The document also offers suggestions on sizing fuel cell stacks. MORE


Education and training for market transformation programs: keys to success

2002 | In this ACEEE paper, Marge Anderson describes the Energy Center's effect on behavior change through a successful combination of factors: applying theory to the design of education and training programs; adapting adult learning techniques to technical subject matter and technical instructors... MORE

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Project profile: The Gialamas Company Corporate Headquarters, Madison, WI



Building Industries of the Future in Our Own Back Yard (presentation)

2001 | The State of Wisconsin is using the US DOE's Industries of the Future strategy as model for a public benefits funded program to help energy intensive industries within the state. This presentation summarizes the Wisconsin experience with the metal casting and forest products industries, and... MORE


Strategic Assessment of Renewable Energy in Northeastern Wisconsin: An analysis for the Wisconsin Focus on Energy program

2001 | Condensed report estimates to what extent renewable energy could displace the use of fossil fuels in the 23-county Wisconsin Focus on Energy area, based on various carbon tax scenarios. Considers electricity, transportation, and thermal energy. MORE


Roadmap of the Wisconsin Pulp and Paper Industry

2001 | This guide identifies long-term competitive needs in Wisconsin's forest products industry, programs underway to meet those needs, and other industry resources. This guide was an outgrowth of the U.S. Department of Energy's Industries of the Future program for the forest products industry. MORE