Original thought leadership and research, developed and published by Cadmus’ subject matter experts.
July 12, 2017
Cadmus conducted a first-of-its-kind study for the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources on solar installation quality through the state’s Renewable Energy Growth program.
January 26, 2017
The Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance commissioned Cadmus to conduct research on the economic impact of regional investments in energy efficiency.
September 23, 2016
OK, you have an Existing LEED Building certification. What’s next?
March 21, 2016
Cadmus has conducted two evaluations of the Connecticut Green Bank's Residential Solar Investment Program, through which incentives for residential solar photovoltaic systems are provided for Connecticut electric ratepayers. These evaluations provide assessments of the program at different time points and with different focus areas.
March 15, 2016
New York State Data Center Market Characterization conveys the results of research conducted by the Cadmus team for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to assess the energy efficiency opportunity and potential of data centers in the commercial and industrial market in New York state.
Energy Investment Partnerships: How State and Local Governments Are Engaging Private Capital to Drive Clean Energy Investments
December 16, 2015
Cadmus was proud to lead the team that produced this report on financing mechanisms that stimulate and facilitate clean energy investment.
August 13, 2015
Jill Steiner of Cadmus and Joseph Forcillo of Consumers Energy discuss the design, logistics, and results of an innovative customer satisfaction survey approach.
A critical perspective on administration of upstream lighting programs and the importance of monitoring pricing in these programs.
August 12, 2015
Analysis of economic impacts associated with a $26.1 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act investment in a portfolio of energy-efficiency programs.
Presented at IEPEC 2015, this paper discusses a multistate study of common direct install refrigeration retrofit measures conducted by the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships.
Optimizing the Post-Occupancy Evaluation Timeline for Commercial New Construction Simulation Modeling
This paper, presented at IEPEC 2015, provides analysis of models that use utility billing data to examine building performance and the effectiveness of energy-efficiency measures.
Improvements in Strategic Energy Management Program Impact Evaluation Methods: Lessons Learned from Several Recent Projects
August 11, 2015
Authors from Cadmus, BPA, and ETO discuss challenging strategic energy management evaluation areas and offer recommendations for standardizing reporting.
Coauthors from Cadmus and Consumers Energy detail an innovative approach to benchmarking and establishing best practices for energy-efficiency programs.
This paper, presented at IEPEC 2015, discusses a study on collecting energy-efficiency data via site visits on a remote island with limited resources.
Discusses key components of successful technology demonstration projects to assess the savings performance, customer acceptance, and large-scale feasibility of new technologies.
Drought Management in a Changing Climate: Using Cost-Benefit Analyses to Assist Drinking Water Utilities
August 10, 2015
A cost-benefit analysis can help drinking water utilities evaluate and compare alternative drought management practices and select those that have the greatest net benefit for their systems. This Water Research Foundation report provides relevant background information and guidance.
May 6, 2015
This paper highlights patterns of success and failure in community preparedness and recommends procedural changes that could help mitigate the effects of a future outbreak.
Exploring and Evaluating Modular Approaches to Multi-State Compliance with EPA’s Clean Power Plan in the West
May 1, 2015
This report, written and based on research conducted for the Western Interstate Energy Board, explores multi-state compliance options for the U.S. EPA’s proposed 111(d) rule, also known as the Clean Power Plan.
April 17, 2015
This Cadmus report, written for Vectren Corporation, presents the findings of an evaluation of Vectren's 2013-2014 program to install programmable and smart thermostats in the homes of 600 residential customers.
March 24, 2015
Damon Fordham lays out the elements that Cadmus has used to help transportation agencies achieve their goals by using existing assets and satisfying numerous stakeholders.
January 16, 2015
Environmental sensitivity analysis that builds on shared interests can boost program effectiveness and minimize vulnerability for all parties.
November 4, 2014
Cadmus' latest publication reveals key insights into the long-term savings implications of home energy report programs, both beyond the first years of establishment and after the programs conclude.
June 3, 2014
In Finding Common Ground: Utilities & Regulators, we lay out the policy options confronting the energy-efficiency industry and recommend the best options for aligning those policies with utility interests to encourage energy efficiency.
February 5, 2014
Companies in extractive industries increasingly recognize the interdependence between environmental sustainability, social sustainability, and access to natural resources. Many devote significant resources of time and capital to sustainability programs, only to fall short of their desired results. This paper discusses the methods Cadmus’ field-based experience has proven to most effectively help clients leverage their existing sustainability initiatives to shift inconsistent performance into the zone of acceptability.
December 5, 2013
Firms need to understand their rights and responsibilities—as well as the risks and potential rewards—associated with working with a government agency on cyber matters.
November 23, 2013
Study findings presented by James Stewart, Ph.D., at the Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference in November 2013 show that residential behavior-based programs can help utilities manage their system peak loads.