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Breakthrough energy solutions

The next generation of energy efficiency and renewable energy programs

We are Slipstream


39
Years in business

150
Employees

21
States

$33 Million
In revenue

In 2018, Slipstream helped save


$53.7 Million
In Energy Costs

1.04 Million
Therms

373 Million
kWh of Electricity

283,985
Metric Tons of CO2

That's equal to


60690
Cars taken off the road

32 Million
Gallons of gas

42480
Homes powered for a year


 

Slipstream Solutions

Residential

Slipstream has been delivering residential energy efficiency solutions since 1980.
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Business

The energy savings potential in the commercial and industrial sector is enormous.
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Financing

Since 1995, we have partnered with hundreds of utilities, government agencies, financial institutions and contractors to offer programs that make energy efficiency affordable.
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Marketing

Are you struggling with marketing your energy efficiency programs due to lack of in-house resources?

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Research

Make an impact with defensible data.
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Education + Training

Our vibrant training portfolio integrates hands-on problem solving and discussion to inspire and educate.
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Slipstream in Action

News
News

Climate Crisis Roundtable

Slipstream vice president and sustainability guru, Karen Weigert, contributed her insights on the climate crisis—and solutions—to help the U.S. House of Representatives develop innovative climate policy.  Karen spoke as part of a panel of experts for the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. She provided thought leadership on the impacts of climate change in the Great Lakes region.  Continue reading
News
News

Karen Weigert Joins USGBC Board

Karen Weigert, Slipstream’s vice president of business strategy and regional operations, joins the 2019 U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) board of directors. Karen fills one of four director seats open this year. The new board members were selected for their expertise in business and market development, organizational strategy and innovation, nonprofit governance, sustainability, and the built environment. Continue reading
Nepal footbridge
Blog

Part I: Life lessons through Nepal's changing landscape

Scott Pigg, principal researcher, took a trip back to Nepal this year to visit a spot where he had some personal history. Upon visiting, he had some realizations about the stark differences between Nepal’s landscape thirty years ago and today. These harsh insights support the reasons why our team at Slipstream works so hard to make a clean energy future a reality. This is Scott’s story. Continue reading
Woman Celebrating during Sunset
Blog

The value of volunteering: leadership, learning, and lifelong connections

As we all know, the way we consume information is constantly (and quickly) evolving—and marketers are challenged with keeping tabs on the latest trends and tools for social media, web design, email marketing, mobile apps, artificial intelligence, and more. At Slipstream, our goal is to stay on the cutting edge and blaze new trails in our journey to influence a clean energy future. Alyssa Spiel, Marketing Manager at Slipstream, took it upon herself to be a part of that cutting edge. Here’s her story. Continue reading
Bike to work week party.
Blog

Slipstreamers live mission by reducing their own carbon footprint

It is one thing to work for a non-profit organization devoted to energy efficiency and renewables but it’s another to take it to heart and choose to walk the talk. Throughout the first two weeks of June, Slipstream’s Bike Commuter Challenge took over our Madison and Chicago offices. The first week of the challenge coincided with Wisconsin’s Bike to Work week. Continue reading
University of Chicago
Blog

High performance building consulting - a look back and forward

To serve the mission at Slipstream, our work sits at the crossroads between human health and wellbeing, energy efficiency and equity, and clean and reliable power. To meet our goals in these areas we typically develop and implement large scale initiatives based around utility partnerships and programs. Continue reading