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11:00am to 12:00pm
A recently completed CARD-funded assessment of remaining T12 lighting stock in Minnesota confirmed what many observers have long suspected: T12 lighting is still in active use in many non-residential buildings. Although U...
in Minneapolis
8:00pm to 6:00pm
The 2017 Midwest Solar Expo returns to Minneapolis for its 4th annual conference, exhibition and Smart Energy Symposium. Join us as we continue the dialogue on Midwest solar, gain insights from industry experts, receive...
in Eden Prairie
Join the Minnesota Renewable Energy Society for the 25th Annual Solar Boat Regatta. As part of their school STEM education programs, 20 middle and high schools have built full sized solar boats that they race against each...
in Albany
10:30am to 2:00pm
Poultry farmers are invited to join AURI and WC CERT to learn about wood heat as an alternative thermal source for commercial poultry operations. Attendees will learn about a commercially designed 1.65 MMBtu wood chip...
in Twin Cities
7:00am to 7:00pm
It’s getting warmer outside and the trails and bike lanes are filling up fast with bikes— will you join them? Friday, May 19th is Twin Cities Bike to Work Day, and commuters across the Cities –...
11:00am to 12:00pm
In large buildings, duct leakage can cause significant HVAC system energy penalties, even when the ducts are entirely within the building enclosure. Duct leakage in supply and exhaust systems often results in extra heating...
in Minneapolis
7:30am to 12:00pm
Course Description: From the customer’s perspective, the heating and air conditioning system’s job is to maintain a comfortable temperature in their home. The overall performance of the heating system depends on the...
in Minneapolis
12:30pm to 2:00pm
This brown bag Hot Topic presentation, hosted by MESA, will focus on the learning opportunities for Minnesota from 12 people from the University, Public Utilities Commission, NGO and Utility communities who toured several...
in Saint Paul
7:00am to 8:30am
With Minnesota’s electricity mix becoming cleaner and less expensive – and oil and gas becoming dirtier, riskier and more costly – is it time to transition to a more electric economy? Fresh Energy thinks the answer is a...
11:00am to 12:00pm
Condensing boilers are one of the most promising natural gas technologies for reducing Minnesota commercial energy use. However, many newly installed systems only achieve a fraction of their expected energy savings. The...


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Minnesota Department of Commerce Division of Energy Resources University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships and Extension Great Plains Institute Southwest Regional Development Commission