Digital publications


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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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Achieving 25x'25 Goals for Energy Independent Communities: Results from the 2009 Pilot Program

2010 | Ten Wisconsin communities have completed plans for meeting 25 percent of their energy usage from renewable sources by 2025. This is the project's first year. Results from the 2010 pilot are available in report number 260-1. MORE

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Energy Savings Opportunities with Home Electronics and Other Plug-Load Devices: Results from a Minnesota Field Study

2010 | This ACEEE paper presents the results of a comprehensive study of residential plug-in devices in Minnesota. The greatest plug load opportunity—and the easiest to implement—lies in enabling computer power management on existing desktop computers. (Authors: Scott Pigg, Ingo Bensch,... MORE

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Integrating Technical Education and Training into Energy Efficiency Program Delivery: A Strategy to Drive Program Participation and Create Short Term Impact and Long Term Market Effects

2010 | Education and training is essential in transforming the market to use energy efficient technologies and practices. While incentives can motivate and marketing can raise awareness, training bridges the gap between theory and practice. ComEd has developed an integrated approach to support... MORE

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