cornfield and stopwatch
Blog | March 3, 2021 by Doug Ahl Ph.D.

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. More
abstract image of people circling the earth holding hands
Blog | March 3, 2021 by Robin Lisowski

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. More
Blog | March 3, 2021 by Marge Anderson

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. More
New York City skyline
Blog | February 26, 2021 by Zack Mast

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. More
Close-up of an industrial exhaust fan
Blog | February 26, 2021 by Scott Schuetter

The Fan Energy Index changes how we think about fans

We explain how the new metric will boost energy efficiency by helping designers choose a fan to meet a building's specific needs. More
Publication | February 25, 2021 by Lee Shaver

Webinar: Performance-based Targets for Commercial New Construction: The Building Owner’s Perspective

In February 2021, Slipstream presented at a webinar hosted by ENERGY STAR® entitled Performance-based Targets for Commercial New Construction: The Building Owner’s Perspective. More
Blog | January 27, 2021 by Andy Lick

Could switched reluctance motors be "the LEDs of Motors"?

In partnership with ComEd Emerging Tech, Slipstream researchers are looking into the potential energy savings of a different kind of motor. More
An illustration of the benefits we see in the Wisconsin Climate Task Force's proposals
Blog | December 30, 2020 by Robin Lisowski

Three climate solutions from the Wisconsin Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change Report that excite us

The Wisconsin Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change recently released an expansive new plan to address this crisis. Here are the three of the steps we think can make a vital impact. More
Exterior view of the Slipstream Headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin
News | December 1, 2020 by Scott Schuetter

Slipstream's Madison HQ named a 2020 Dane County Climate Champion

The Dane County Office of Energy & Climate Change has crowned Slipstream's Madison headquarters as a 2020 Climate Champion, honoring our efforts to transform our workplace into a model of energy efficiency. More
Publication | November 17, 2020 by

Energy use by residential gas water heaters: a technical field study in 10 Wisconsin homes

Published: 2010 As part of a larger national project investigating the performance of residential gas-fired water heaters, the Energy Center of Wisconsin has monitored and evaluated performance of several types of water heaters in 10 southern Wisconsin homes. Report number: 254-1 More