Beneficial Electrification

April 11, 2024

Strategic decarbonization for large commercial buildings

Slipstream will study an approach for strategic decarbonization of large, complex commercial buildings, including pathways to electrification.
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April 11, 2024

Pathways to residential electrification in Indigenous communities

Slipstream will develop a case study to demonstrate cost-effective pathways to electrifying homes with Indigenous communities in Minnesota.
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April 11, 2024

Barriers to advancing efficient fuel switching in Minnesota homes

This project will identify technology and market barriers and opportunities to advance efficient fuel switching in Minnesota single-family homes with low to moderate incomes.
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September 29, 2023

Midwest 120-Volt heat pump water heater research study

Learn about our field study of a new, exciting technology that uses heat pump technology to heat water more efficiently than standard water heaters.
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September 26, 2023

The role of utility programs in market transformation

The market transformation of air-source heat pumps will take teamwork. We discuss what utilities can consider when designing programs to encourage market transformation.
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September 25, 2023

Panel upgrades are a key pathway to full electrification

Upgrading panel service to 200A is likely the most cost-effective and simplest way to enable residential electrification in cold climates at this time.
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July 31, 2023

Can Michigan lead the Midwest to a low-carbon future?

Slipstream's partners in Michigan are leading the way to carry out initiatives that meet the moment and suggest a path for other states in the Midwest to achieve their own energy goals.
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July 5, 2023

Transforming a Market: How Wisconsin was first to get high-efficiency furnaces in (almost) every home

The market transformation of air-source heat pumps will take teamwork. In the early '90s, stakeholders in Wisconsin helped successfully transform the market for high-efficiency furnaces.
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June 27, 2023

Advancing the electrification of RTUs in the Commercial and Industrial market

Packaged rooftop units, or RTUs, make up around 40% of the commercial and industrial market. What are the barriers keeping energy efficiency programs from tapping into this market?
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November 8, 2022

Do it right the first time: Electrify the residential new construction market

Demand for all-electric homes is at an all-time high, driven by rising fossil fuel costs and higher consumer awareness about the relationship between carbon emissions and climate change.
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