Evaluation of home energy audit and retrofit loan programs in Minnesota
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Published by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Available from National Technical Information Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce in Oak Ridge, Tenn, Springfield, Va .
Written in English



  • Minnesota.


  • Northern States Power Company (Minnesota),
  • Energy conservation -- Minnesota.,
  • Poor -- Energy assistance -- Minnesota.

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StatementEric Hirst ... [et al.] : research sponsored by the Office of Conservation and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy.
ContributionsHirst, Eric., United States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Conservation and Renewable Energy.
LC ClassificationsHD9685.U7 N753 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 131 p. :
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2904337M
LC Control Number84133342

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Northern States Power (NSP), the largest utility in Minnesota, operates several residential energy conservation programs. This report updates a detailed quantitative evaluation of two of these programs. The Minnesota Energy Conservation Service (MECS), Minnesota's version of the federal. ———M. Thornsto, and D. Sundin, () Evaluation of Home Energy Audit and Retrofit Loan Programs in Minnesota: The Northern States Power Experience, report ORNL/CON Oak Ridge, TN: Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Google ScholarCited by: 3. Administered by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, this program offers loans to units of local government or K schools seeking to initiate energy audits or renewable energy feasibility studies primarily through its Local Energy Efficiency Program (LEEP) or Guaranteed Energy Savings Program .   The remaining respondents would pay over $ before obtaining a loan for retrofit.9 The availability of financing therefore does not appear to be a crucial motivating factor for most customers who participate in home energy audit programs. Attitudes toward audits Overall, the attitudes of customers toward the home energy audits offered by.

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