Business

Linda French
Linda French, assistant chief counsel for trade association ICI Global, recently joined the Slipstream board. French possesses 16 years of experience in the financial services industry and that combined with her passion for sustainability will bring a new and unique perspective to the board. More
commercial building
Slipstream has received several questions regarding building systems and preventing the spread of Coronavirus. Below are answers from our research team about what you can do to prepare your building ventilation system. Q: Does the coronavirus spread through the air? More
News
Slipstream announced today that Charles Hua joined its board. Hua is an undergraduate at Harvard University studying statistics and mathematics with a minor in energy and environment. He joins Slipstream as the youngest member in the board’s history. More
executive and wind turbine
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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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
group of people listening to each other
What is unconscious bias and why should we talk about it? Unconscious bias is an inherent or learned stereotype about people that everyone forms without realizing it. Our unconscious bias happens in the background of our brains. It’s important to become aware of our bias, to ensure we make the best decisions— personally and professionally. Slipstream started the conversation to educate staff on the importance of becoming aware of our unconscious bias and the impact it has on decision making. More
Women's group coffee
March is Women’s History Month – a time to commemorate and encourage the study, observance, and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. In honor of this important month, we want to recognize the inspiring and unstoppable Slipstream women. This is just a small sample of the incredibly creative, innovative, and strong women who strive to live our mission every day. Enjoy learning about these passionate individuals that we are so honored and proud to have at Slipstream. More
Second harvest food bank
At Slipstream, our organizational values aren’t just buzzwords; they inform the way we live and work every day. One of those values is Commitment to Community, or a dedication to serve the communities in which we live and work. As with all we do, we believe in doing the most good we can in order to provide long-lasting benefits to those who need them most. More
News
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
“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
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Frank Greb became the president and CEO of Slipstream, an innovator in creating solutions for a clean energy economy, on Jan. 1. Greb was the former Slipstream COO and takes over from Mary Schlaefer who recently retired from the organization.  More
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We are excited to welcome Bryan Van Stippen, Program Director at the National Indian Carbon Coalition (NICC), to the Slipstream board!  More
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We are excited to share that Karen Weigert, Vice President of Business Strategy and Regional Operations, will present at BloombergNEF's annual summit in New York City!  More
retrocommissioning
Over the summer, Slipstream completed retrocommissioning at our main office building in Madison, Wisconsin. Here at Slipstream, we are passionate about the environment, and are constantly seeking out opportunities to be more energy efficient. Retrocommissioning the building is just one way that we are  “walking the walk” with our commitment to saving energy, starting with our own building. More
Publication
Abstract  Effective consumer marketing is a significant contributor to the success of residential energy efficiency programs. Often overlooked, however, is the program marketing and promotion potential which lies within a service territory’s trade ally network. More
Solar
Slipstream is proud to champion and deliver innovative energy initiatives. Along this journey, we are often inspired by other industry leaders who develop technologies, policies, and business models that foster a prosperous and sustainable energy future. As we look ahead to 2018 and beyond, several emerging industry trends are likely to shape the nature of our work here at Slipstream. Read on to discover how the way we use and create energy will continue to change this year. More
Utility Scorecard
Earlier this month, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released their first-ever scorecard of utilities in the United States.  The scorecard reveals which utilities are leading the way in energy efficiency programs, and identifies areas for improvement.  More
Leading by Example
As a business focused on saving energy for our clients and their customers, it’s important for us to lead by example! We’re committed to making our own headquarters as sustainable as possible, and have made some great strides in the past year. More
Publication
Summary of findings from task tuning research. More
Business Solutions
The energy savings potential in the commercial and industrial sector is enormous. More