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Five climate solutions in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Robin Lisowski details measures in the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that align with Slipstream's mission to accelerate climate solutions for everyone. Continue reading
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2020 Innovations: Scaled up a more inclusive underwriting approach to drive participation in energy efficiency programs

In 2020, Slipstream adapted a more inclusive underwriting approach to increase access to home energy upgrades for customers with low incomes. Continue reading
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2020 Innovations: Expanded the market for all-electric homes in cold climates

In 2020, Slipstream launched a pilot that proved that all-electric homes can serve as a scalable approach to widespread electrification, even in cold climates. Continue reading

BIT Building: An affordable path to higher performance for smaller buildings

An interview with Jenny Carney, co-founder of the BIT Building framework, on how BIT empowers owners of small buildings to make energy efficiency improvements. Continue reading

Extra credit: A video interview with Slipstream Board Member Charles Hua, Harvard '22

Watch our short interview with Charles Hua, an undergraduate at Harvard who brings his unique perspective of climate solutions to Slipstream's Board of Directors. Continue reading
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Bringing water to the mountain: my work with Engineers Without Borders

Slipstream engineer Kevin Frost shares his experience as a professional mentor with Engineers Without Borders, an organization that partners with developing communities worldwide to improve their quality of life. Continue reading
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Don’t wait—harvest that corn now

On January 20, 2021, the U.S. recommitted to the Paris Climate Agreement. Doug Ahl clicks on his stopwatch, looks at progress on the Paris goals, and reminds us of the urgency of our work. Continue reading
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Ten climate & equity expectations for the Biden/Harris administration

In light of Slipstream's federal work with the Department of Energy, the Department of Defense, and national labs, Robin Lisowski unpacks what we might expect from the new administration around climate and equity. Continue reading

Deep transformation together: inspiration from the Paris Climate Conference

On January 20, 2021, the United States recommitted to the Paris Climate Agreement. Marge Anderson shares her takeaways from the 2015 climate conference—and how Slipstream's work carries forward its ideals. Continue reading
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How to Prepare for Building Performance Standards: An Interview with New Buildings Institute

The standards experts at NBI explain how building owners and developers can get ready for ambitious clean-energy ordinances happening in cities and states throughout the U.S. Continue reading