Cadmus provides a variety of energy services that cover the full spectrum of energy-efficiency planning, design, evaluation, and market transformation. Our key areas of expertise are these:
Over the past three decades, Cadmus has provided evaluation services to public- and private-sector clients across North America and around the globe. We have conducted more than 1,000 evaluations.
In fields critical for the robust analysis of the energy industry, most of our team members hold advanced degrees in subjects such as economics, public policy, engineering, business, statistics, computer science, and environmental science. Our energy services experts have a real-world perspective that spans the complex regulatory and competitive issues facing the industry. Many have held key positions in energy companies and with regulatory bodies, universities, and state agencies.
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Raising the Bar for Innovative BuildingAugust 4, 2017 Case Studies
How Cadmus helped RESNET develop energy code changes that benefit builders, officials, consumers, the market, and the environment
Mass Save: Listening to the online conversation informs more effective marketing strategyOctober 21, 2016 Case Studies
The Sponsors of Mass Save used Cadmus’ social listening analysis to inform and strengthen pre-existing marketing and messaging strategies for energy-efficient products.
Mass Save: Online PromotionsOctober 21, 2016 Case Studies
Mass Save online promotions increased e-commerce sales by 95 percent, resulting in a 196 percent increase in program energy savings.
NEEP: Measuring Energy Savings from Commercial Refrigeration RetrofitsMarch 24, 2016 Case Studies
New empirical evidence from a Cadmus study shows commercial refrigeration measures could be the new low-hanging fruit.
Indiana: Smart thermostat pilot studiesJune 18, 2015 Case Studies
A Cadmus study helped two Indiana utilities discover how smart thermostats save their customers money and energy
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Simulating the Effects of Air Compressor Controls and Sequencing Strategies in Variable Air Demand EnvironmentsAugust 19, 2017 Papers and Reports
Compressed air is one of the most expensive and least efficient uses of energy in manufacturing facilities. This paper discusses some barriers to implementing optimal compressor and sequencing controls in manufacturing facilities.
Counting on Solar: An Impact Evaluation of Solar PV SystemsAugust 16, 2017 Papers and Reports
Energy Trust of Oregon offers incentives to residential and commercial utility customers for installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on their homes and buildings. In 2016, Energy Trust undertook an impact evaluation of systems installed to assess actual electricity production and understand reasons for variation in system performance relative to expectations.
Energy Savings from Weatherizing Manufactured HomesAugust 15, 2017 Papers and Reports
A large electric distribution company in eastern and central Pennsylvania, offered Wise Homes, a weatherization program for manufactured home customers. The program proved cost-effective. This study provides evidence from a randomized control trial about electricity savings from weatherizing manufactured homes, as well as insights about how utilities can deliver programs to manufactured home customers.
Evaluating Cold-Climate Heat Pumps: Understanding How and Where Cold-Climate Heat Pumps Can Displace Less Efficient Heating SourcesAugust 13, 2017 Papers and Reports
Among the benefits of ductless mini-split heat pumps (DHPs) is the opportunity for homeowners to reduce the cost of heating their home. However, this application is not suited to all homeowners.The key component that has been missing from this analysis is an understanding of the relationship between temperature and DHP efficiency that is based on a large sample of in site metering.
Do Energy Codes Really Save Energy?August 12, 2017 Papers and Reports
A large United States utility implemented a program, with local jurisdictions, to promote building energy code adoption. This study represents a significant step forward using measured energy data to estimate code savings and demonstrates the feasibility and reliability, as well as limitations, of using this method.