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Focused Infrared Heating for Large-Volume Buildings

2002 | New technology assessment introduces the technology and discusses benefits, outlines market barriers, and lists information sources. MORE

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Project profile: Schlitz-Audubon Nature Center, Milwaukee, WI



Life-Cycle Energy Requirements and Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Building-Integrated Photovoltaics

2002 | This study performs a life-cycle assessment on a building-integrated photovoltaic (PV) power system and evaluates the net energy payback and greenhouse gas emission rates. MORE


Wisconsin Residential Moisture Monitoring Project

2002 | Wisconsin Residential Moisture Monitoring Project: A Field Study (213-1): This field study examines moisture performance of common residential wall systems. Moisture in Cold-Climate Wall Systems (336-1): This case study examines moisture performance of common residential wall systems.... 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


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


Demonstration of Airlift Pump and Lignocellulosics in Recirculation Aquaculture Systems

2001 | Discusses the performance of a pilot system that used plant-based filters and airlift pumps (which provides aeration and recirculation in one unit) for aquaculture fish tanks. The system, which was based at the USDA Forest Products Laboratory, used nearly 80 percent less energy than a... MORE


Investigation Into Zone Pressure Diagnostic Protocols for Low Income Weatherization Crews

2001 | This report investigates the methods for using Zone Pressure Diagnostics (ZPDs) in identifying and assessing indirect air leakage paths in houses. It also presents detailed results from the tests used to determine their accuracy. ZPDs are an established tool used by low-income... MORE

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Evaporative Condenser Control: Techniques to Cut Energy Waste in Large Refrigeration Systems

2001 | Learn about proper sizing, head pressure control, and how to determine optimum head pressure. MORE


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