Field Study of Exterior Duct Leakage in New Wisconsin Homes
2008 | This report summarizes a field study of exterior duct leakage in 19 new Wisconsin homes. The goals of the study were to quantify duct leakage in homes with exterior duct runs and to compare several methods for assessing duct leakage.
Is Climate Change a Good Thing? Opportunities and Barriers to Using Climate Change to Motivate Efficiency
2008 | Public attitudes about climate change have implications for advocates of energy efficiency and climate-friendly actions. The Energy Center examined what current attitudes about climate change mean for the use of climate messages to motivate energy efficiency and for public education on the...
Farm Digester Progress in Wisconsin (part 1 of 2, BioCycle, November 2008)
2008 | This article by Joe Kramer and Larry Krom describes the Wisconsin Agricultural Biogas Casebook.
Indiana DSM investigation: report on current programs and future directions (phase I)
2007 | The Energy Center of Wisconsin is supporting the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission's ongoing investigation into electric demand-side management (DSM) activities in the state (Cause 42693). During Phase I of the proceeding, completed in mid-2008, the Energy Center prepared a report...
Integrated Energy Communities: Making a Plan
2007 | At a forum at Northland College, Ingrid Kelley discussed the idea of integrated energy communities. (Thursday, November 1, 2007, Ashland, WI)
Organizational Background and Integrated Energy Communities
2007 | At a forum at Northland College, Joe Kramer discussed the idea of integrated energy communities. (Thursday, November 1, 2007, Ashland, WI)
Assessment of Biomass Resources for Energy Generation at Xcel Energy's Bay Front Generating Station in Ashland, Wisconsin
2007 | The purpose of this study is to identify potential sources of wood waste suitable for combustion at the Bay Front generating plant in Ashland, Wisconsin. Bay Front is a steam electric generating plant owned and operated by Northern States Power Company, a Wisconsin corporation and wholly-...
HVAC best practices for new multifamily buildings
2006 | Article written by Abby Vogen Horn. Posted with permission from Wisconsin Perspective magazine, the primary source of information for the plumbing, heating, and cooling channel across the state of Wisconsin.
HVAC industry for the non-residential sector: an autobiography
2006 | Article written by Ingo Bensch. Posted with permission from Wisconsin Perspective magazine, the primary source of information for the plumbing, heating, and cooling channel across the state of Wisconsin.
ENERGY STAR Lighting in Two Historic Madison Buildings
2006 | Standard, incandescent light bulbs are common in many areas of the UW-Madison Memorial Union and the State Capitol. In 2003, the Wisconsin Division of Energy received a grant to install ENERGY STAR compact fluorescent bulbs in socket-based fixtures in selected areas of these buildings.