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Focus on Energy: PowerCost Monitor Study

2010 | If consumers are given immediate feedback on their electricity consumption, will they make changes that reduce their consumption? That was the primary question the Energy Center of Wisconsin sought to answer for Focus on Energy through a study of the PowerCost Monitor™ feedback device. MORE

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Electricity Savings Opportunities for Home Electronics and Other Plug-In Devices in Minnesota Homes: A Technical and Behavioral Field Assessment

2010 | This report summarizes an investigation of electricity savings opportunities in Minnesota homes related to home electronics and other plug-in devices. Datasets Three datasets from this research are also available for public use. Energy researchers are most likely to find these data of... MORE

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If we ramp up, will they come? Assessing employer and workforce readiness to accelerate energy efficiency in three Midwestern states

2010 | In this ACEEE paper, Marge Anderson, Claire Cowan and Nick Sayen discuss the Energy Center's research of energy efficiency program planning efforts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois as these states respond to the ever-increasing demand for a skilled workforce. MORE

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Unplug for Savings

2010 | The September/October 2010 issue of Home Energy Magazine features an article on the Energy Center's plug load study by Ingo Bensch and Scott Pigg. MORE

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Biomass Resource Assessment for Farmers Cooperative Supply and Shipping Association

2010 | With assistance from the Cooperative Network, the Energy Center presents a resource assessment of woody biomass in an area surrounding West Salem, Wisconsin. The report examines primary residues including forest harvest residues, maintenance cuttings, other removals, low-value pulpwood, and... MORE

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Energy use by residential gas water heaters: a technical field study in 10 Wisconsin homes

2010 | As part of a larger national project investigating the performance of residential gas-fired water heaters, the Energy Center of Wisconsin has monitored and evaluated performance of several types of water heaters in 10 southern Wisconsin homes. MORE

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Dehumidification and Subslab Ventilation in Wisconsin Homes

2010 | Does subslab ventilation (Active Soil Depressurization) reduce basement humidity loads and what is the impact on electric loads? These were the two questions Energy Center researchers tried to answer through this field study. MORE

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Market Impact of the ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guides: Presentation of Final Results

2010 | Claire Cowan and Scott Schuetter present results from this analysis conducted on behalf of ASHRAE. The assessment focuses on the guides for small office buildings, small retail buildings, K-12 schools, and small warehouse/self storage facilities. Also see the evaluation of the design... MORE

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Small Footprint, Big Impact:Supercharging the Workforce with Interactive Online Education

2010 | This ACEEE paper discusses best practices and lessons learned through the production of online courses that integrate industry expertise with effective teaching methods. (Authors: Andrea Minniear Cherney and Kathryn Schiedermayer) MORE

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Small Footprint, Big Impact: Supercharging the Workforce with Interactive Online Education

2010 | This ACEEE paper discusses best practices and lessons learned through the production of online courses that integrate industry expertise with effective teaching methods. (Authors: Andrea Minniear Cherney and Kathryn Schiedermayer) MORE

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