Forced-Air Furnace and Central Air Conditioner Markets: 1996
1997 | Presents the first year's data in a multiyear effort to track furnace and air conditioner sales by gathering information from HVAC contractors. Shows regional market shares of high efficiency equipment in 1996.
Wisconsin Low-Income Energy Services
1997 | Report describes the programs that help low-income people in Wisconsin meet their needs for energy and housing and establishes a baseline of products, services, and practices. Also assesses the opportunity for integrating energy services with low-income housing programs.
Market Assessment of New Heat Pump Technologies
1996 | This study assesses the market potential for new heat pump technologies in Wisconsin, based on qualitative information collected from utilities, heating and cooling contractors, equipment dealers, manufacturers, and builders. The study reports how a variety of people and organizations view...
Tracking the Insulation Market for Energy Efficiency Services
1996 | Study establishes a baseline of energy efficiency attitudes and practices among Wisconsin's insulation contractors. Based on interviews with 44 contractors in five areas of Wisconsin.
Tracking the HVAC Market for Energy Efficiency Services
1996 | Study establishes a baseline of energy efficiency attitudes and practices among Wisconsin's HVAC contractors. Based on interviews with 95 HVAC contractors in five areas of Wisconsin.
Tracking the Building Market for Energy Efficiency Services
1996 | Study establishes a baseline of energy efficiency attitudes and practices among Wisconsin's building and remodelling contractors. Based on interviews with 100 contractors in five areas of Wisconsin.
Needs and Options for Low-Income Energy Services
1996 | Three Wisconsin symposiums explored the needs of low-income utility customers, funding and organizational changes in low-income energy services programs, and future initiatives for low-income energy services. Proceedings document commentary and discussion among representatives from electric...
Estimating Wisconsin Residential Space Heating Loads
1996 | This study used a computer model to estimate space-heating loads in Wisconsin homes. Researchers estimated electricity and gas consumption patterns for homes in some Wisconsin utility service territories, showing how factors such as insulation, thermostat settings, house size, and location...
Qualitative Assessment of Public Opinion on Restructuring of the Electric Utility Industry in Wisconsin
1995 | A study of public opinion on electric utility services and restructuring of the electric utility industry in Wisconsin. The study was based on focus group research and involved 156 residential, commercial, and industrial participants from rural areas, small towns, and urban areas.
Potential for Reducing Peak Demand with Energy Management Control Systems
1995 | Although some EMCSs in Wisconsin are used to reduce
peak electric use, a large untapped potential may exist. In this study, we estimated the
size of this potential and examined ways for utilities to use EMCSs in demand-side management