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Plugging into the Internet of Things

Posted by Anna Jursik  |  Date April 17, 2014  |  Comments 0

Imagine if your furnace let you know it needed a tune-up, or if your home theatre saw you coming and turned itself on. According to Marc Jensen, managing partner and chief technology officer at space150, the Internet of Things is already beginning to connect us to the built environment using communication technology.

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Minneapolis Energy Pathways: A Framework for Local Energy Action

Posted by Mike Bull  |  Date April 11, 2014  |  Comments 0

Minneapolis contracted with CEE to develop a vision for the Minneapolis’ future energy system and potential legal, regulatory, and program options to achieve its aggressive clean energy goals. Our recommendation, to create a formal City-Utility Clean Energy Partnership, is both innovative and pragmatic.

Spring 2014 Research Update

Posted by Anna Jursik  |  Date April 4, 2014  |  Comments 0
The latest findings and new resources from our field research in energy efficiency.

Could a Certificate Motivate Homeowners to Invest in Efficiency?

Posted by Anna Jursik  |  Date March 28, 2014  |  Comments 0

80 percent of Minneapolis’s housing stock was built before World War II, but 40 percent of these homes have never upgraded their wall insulation. After investigating barriers to completing efficiency projects, CEE’s latest report proposes awarding a certificate to homes that achieve basic efficiency standards.

Introduction to Di Sui

Posted by Anna Jursik  |  Date March 19, 2014  |  Comments 0
Building Energy Analysis Intern Di Sui joined CEE to help with Sustainable Buildings 2030. She holds an undergradaute degree from the Dalian University of Technology and is a Masters candidate in High Performance Buildings at the Georgia Institute of Technology, with a focus on building energy modeling and simulation. 

Energy Education and Curriculum Development

Posted by Anna Jursik  |  Date March 12, 2014  |  Comments 0

Energy Challenge Coordinator Emma Shriver and Program Coordinator Helen Booth-Tobin describe CEE’s more formal education work over the past ten years.

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