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News | August 10, 2020 by Melanie Cannon

Suzanne Harmelink re-elected to the Building Performance Association board of directors

Congratulations to Suzanne Harmelink on her re-election to the Building Performance Association board of directors. Suzanne is one of 17 board members which also includes representatives from organizations dedicated to advancing the home and building performance industry.  More
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News | July 30, 2020 by Chris Schultz-Buechner

Slipstream earns its third ENERGY STAR® Market Leader Award

Slipstream was recently awarded the ENERGY STAR® Market Leader Award for its contribution of 53 ENERGY STAR certified homes throughout Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota.  More
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Blog | July 23, 2020 by Steve Kihm

Utility business models: The role of investor value

In the ongoing discussions of the changing utility industry landscape, the term business model is frequently heard, but unfortunately rarely defined in an explicit way. Statements such as “utilities need new business models” therefore ring hollow. The management literature suggests that a business model must: More
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News | July 13, 2020 by Andrea Cherney

Heart of a Building chooses Slipstream to disseminate documentary stories far and wide

Colorado-based Heart of a Building (HoB) and Colorado State University (CSU) chose Slipstream to deliver a series of technical online courses to Slipstream’s and the U.S. Green Building Council’s audience of architects, engineers, and other building professionals. HoB and CSU will create videos of building case studies that focus on ways buildings are transforming from the places we inhabit to spaces in harmony with nature. More
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Blog | July 9, 2020 by Alyssa Spiel

All-electric new homes: Advancing sustainable building in Illinois

Efficient electric homes offer a world of benefits for both builders and home buyers—and a new, exciting way for utilities to incorporate emerging technology into their energy efficiency portfolios.   In 2019, Slipstream was asked to collaborate with an Illinois utility to envision what the next generation of residential efficiency programs might look like. Earlier this year, we launched a pilot with the objective of recruiting Illinois builders to go all-electric while linking solar and EV offerings into an integrated, comprehensive package. More