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News | January 30, 2020 by Kristin Haas

Slipstream co-creates ASHRAE's Smart Grid Application Guide: Integrating Facilities with the Electric Grid

As the modern grid evolves, the electricity supply and demand will be more dynamic than ever. We need two-way communication between electric service providers and building energy management systems. Slipstream’s engineers created foundational education to empower building owners, designers, and building operators to build and operate for smart grid design. ASHRAE’s Smart Grid Application Guide: Integrating Facilities with the Electric Grid is the first and only of its kind developed for building designers and operators. More
News
News | January 30, 2020 by Kristin Haas

Deb Dynako named co-chair of AESP Innovations in Tools and Technology Committee

We are proud to announce that Slipstream’s Deb Dynako has been elected as co-chair of the 2020 Association of Energy Service Professionals (AESP) Innovation in Tools and Tech Committee. More
eco green community
Blog | January 23, 2020 by Dan Streit

How we assess the impact of our mission

“Slipstream champions and delivers innovative energy initiatives that produce enduring economic and environmental benefits for all.”  Slipstream’s mission statement drives the organization’s work and guides everything from long-term strategic planning to day-to-day operations. For 40 years, we maintained our focus on this objective by designing and delivering research, financing, training, marketing, and incentive programs that help individuals, businesses, and communities use energy more efficiently and sustainably.  More
Publication
Publication | January 22, 2020 by Scott Pigg

Passive House in Affordable Housing: Measuring Performance

How does the Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) Certification construction compare to conventional high-performance approaches to construction in affordable housing? To understand the impact, our researchers performed a field study to monitor and evaluate two different Chicago-area six-flat properties to gain valuable insights on the value of passive design. More
Adrian Scott and others gather in the kitchen of a mobile home owner to discuss winterization
Blog | January 9, 2020 by Kristin Haas

Slipstream partners with Growing up Healthy to help manufactured homes residents reduce energy costs during winter

Providing solutions to energy challenges is a pillar of Slipstream’s mission. When we can live out that mission while impacting those in need, we are reminded of the importance of our work and why we are grateful to do it. So, when Growing up Healthy, a coalition of organizations and agencies addressing social factors influencing the health of families in Rice County, Minnesota, asked for our assistance we did not hesitate.  More