Event | November 5, 2019
From affordable student housing to high-infill offices, a rapidly accelerating building trend is the proliferation of zero energy buildings. Embracing "deep" energy efficiency, these projects prioritize efficiency and add on-site renewable generation to achieve net zero energy use over the year. Come hear about the financial, technological, and design process innovations that make these projects a reality today. More
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Blog | August 28, 2019
Earlier this year I joined Slipstream to help reduce carbon emissions and strengthen communities. Or, as I put it when I updated my LinkedIn profile, “More community. Less carbon. Great careers.”  A couple of weeks ago, as I was digging in from my base in Chicago, I was asked to speak at a roundtable held by the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. Communities everywhere will be part of creating solutions to climate change. I served as Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of Chicago for about five years, and they wanted me to address Chicago’s experience.  More
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News | August 13, 2019
Slipstream vice president and sustainability guru, Karen Weigert, contributed her insights on the climate crisis—and solutions—to help the U.S. House of Representatives develop innovative climate policy.  Karen spoke as part of a panel of experts for the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. She provided thought leadership on the impacts of climate change in the Great Lakes region.  More
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Blog | June 13, 2019
To serve the mission at Slipstream, our work sits at the crossroads between human health and wellbeing, energy efficiency and equity, and clean and reliable power. To meet our goals in these areas we typically develop and implement large scale initiatives based around utility partnerships and programs. More
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Solution | April 8, 2019
Future climate data for use within your energy modeling tools. Packaged, tested and free. More
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Blog | March 21, 2019
Our research team is passionate about solutions that inspire responsible energy use and research that advances energy systems. It is important to us to make our tools and information readily available to building designers and facility staff since they can change the way impactful decisions are made. That’s why we developed the only FREE climate data toolkit. More
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News | March 14, 2019
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
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News | February 26, 2019
Slipstream is pleased to welcome Karen Weigert as Vice President of Business Strategy and Regional Operations. Weigert brings collaborative leadership skills and a vision for a sustainable future to Slipstream—an organization she calls a "planet-fixing, people-enabling machine!" More
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Blog | February 4, 2019
Close your eyes. Take a deep breath. Think of something that is important to you. What did you pick? Our changing climate already impacts what’s important to you, whether that’s your child’s health, favorite vacation spot or your retirement portfolio. More
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Tool | January 1, 2019
We provide a set of future climate files for use within your energy modeling tools. Data is available for sixteen locations representing the major North American climate zones. More
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