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Blog | May 17, 2019 by Jeannette LeZaks

Can prepay energy programs save you money?

Imagine heading to the grocery store with your list of ingredients for your meals for the next month. Then, imagine not seeing prices listed for any items and not being charged for anything until the month is over. So, you have four weeks’ worth of groceries that you have consumed but no clue how much you spent on them. This is how our energy bills work. Electricity is one of the few things in life we pay for well after we use it. More
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News | May 16, 2019 by Chris Schultz-Buechner

Slipstream's Saranya Gunasingh Receives "40 Under 40" Award

We're excited to congratulate Saranya Gunasingh, who was recently named a recipient of Consulting-Specifying Engineer's 40 Under 40 Award! The program, now in its 12th year, recognizes 40 nonresidential building industry professionals age 40 and younger. More
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Blog | May 2, 2019 by Melanie Lord

Restoring the original American landscape

Many of Slipstream’s employees take our mission to heart and live it out in their everyday lives. Melanie Lord, project manager, is someone who does just that. Her passion for restoring some of Wisconsin’s beautiful prairies to healthy ecosystems is a tangible extension of her work at Slipstream where we’re focused on reducing the environmental footprint of our energy use. This is her story. More
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Blog | April 18, 2019 by Kevin Frost

Engineers without Borders - building a better world for others

Engineers Without Borders (EWB-USA) is an international nonprofit organization and, like Slipstream, is trying to advance initiatives that produce enduring economic and environmental benefits for all. Their mission is to build a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs. Slipstream’s Kevin Frost, project manager, has been involved in EWB for 12 years. This is his story. More
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Blog | April 4, 2019 by Andy Kuc

Changing the landscape of new home construction in Wisconsin

Nearly two decades ago, Slipstream (formerly WECC) partnered with FOCUS ON ENERGY®—Wisconsin’s statewide energy efficiency and renewable energy program—to develop a residential new construction pilot program in the northeastern part of the state. More
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Blog | March 20, 2019 by Scott Schuetter and Kristin Haas

Future climate data for energy modeling — how could it benefit you?

Our research team is passionate about solutions that inspire responsible energy use and research that advances energy systems. It is important to us to make our tools and information readily available to building designers and facility staff since they can change the way impactful decisions are made. That’s why we developed the only FREE climate data toolkit. More
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News | March 14, 2019 by Karen Weigert

Karen Weigert, Slipstream Vice President, to Speak at Bloomberg's BNEF Summit

We are excited to share that Karen Weigert, Vice President of Business Strategy and Regional Operations, will present at BloombergNEF's annual summit in New York City!  More
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Blog | March 7, 2019 by Austin Dowd

Cannabis farming: utilities have power to make growing industry more energy efficient

The cannabis industry is going through a change, we are amid a wave of legality. Cannabis is now legal in some form in most states and territories in America. As a result, legal cannabis production is a booming emerging industry with rapid expansion and large energy needs. More
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News | February 26, 2019 by Chris Schultz-Buechner

Sustainability Expert Joins Slipstream as Vice President

Slipstream is pleased to welcome Karen Weigert as Vice President of Business Strategy and Regional Operations. Weigert brings collaborative leadership skills and a vision for a sustainable future to Slipstream—an organization she calls a "planet-fixing, people-enabling machine!" More
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Blog | February 21, 2019 by Rachel Krogman

Manufactured homes – delivering powerful and personal impacts

Being a part of something that provides purpose and meaning in your everyday life is not something most people can say about their jobs. However, I am one of the lucky ones. Since 2016, Slipstream has been delivering a manufactured homes program for the Michigan Electric Cooperative Association (MECA), providing needed diagnostic and retrofit services to a customer base that traditional residential energy efficiency programs have overlooked. This program changes lives. More