A mother and child making a PB&J sandwich at home
Blog | September 14, 2021 by Rachel Dortin

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. More
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News | September 1, 2021 by Jennifer Li

Lighting, HVAC, and plug load integration

The Integrated Controls study team performed a pilot study for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Integrated Lighting Campaign to integrate building systems more efficiently to produce greater cost savings and climate solutions. More
Exterior of a manufactured home
News | August 18, 2021 by Bob Pfeiffer

Read: Slipstream's Bob Pfeiffer on Retrofitting Manufactured Homes

In a recent article series, building science specialist Bob Pfeiffer shares the retrofitting tools and knowledge that address the unique needs of manufactured homes. More
News | July 29, 2021 by Shannon Stendel

Slipstream to study the intersection of energy and health

A clean energy future is about human resilience, which is why we are always interested in the link between energy and health. Slipstream is launching a research project for CenterPoint Energy focused on exploring ways to integrate health and energy services to serve Minnesota families. We will be engaging directly with the healthcare sector for this effort, which provides an opportunity to dig even deeper into two of the most urgent issues that touch our daily lives. More
Interior of a new kitchen
Blog | July 29, 2021 by Zack Mast

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. More
map with clean energy careers in Wisconsin
News | July 19, 2021 by Rebecca Sadler and Dave Vigliotta

Powering Wisconsin's Future through Clean Energy Careers

The State of Wisconsin set a goal that all electricity consumed in the state be 100% carbon free by 2050. But how do we get there? Slipstream partnered with Wisconsin’s K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP), WPPI Energy, and Xcel Energy to create educational videos in support of local schools and to encourage young minds to consider career opportunities within the energy sector—especially in the clean energy space. Learn more and watch the full series here.   More
Blog | June 28, 2021 by Zack Mast

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. More
Chicago skyline
News | June 3, 2021 by Zack Mast

Carbon and equity leadership in Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has appointed Slipstream’s Saranya Gunasingh and Jeannette LeZaks to a Building Decarbonization Working Group. Saranya and Jeannette will share their expertise in equity-focused research and reducing building greenhouse gas emissions to support the City of Chicago’s commitment to the Paris Agreement. More
Blog | June 2, 2021 by Zack Mast

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. More
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News | May 20, 2021 by

Slipstream and EPA ENERGY STAR partner on webinars

Join us on June 10, 2021 for part two of our webinar series with EPA ENERGY STAR as we unpack performance-based procurement for architects and building designers. More