Articles by Dan Haugen

Dan Haugen

NABERS: Australian For Efficiency

Honeywell says Minnesota could boost commercial building efficiency by importing an energy policy from Down Under.

January 02, 2013

Dan Haugen

Saving Currents And Currency

How Minnesota makes conservation pay for utilities—and how we could do more.

November 28, 2012

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The Best New Tech Devices On The Market

We dug through the product reviews and spec sheets to bring you a collection of the best new tech devices on the market.

October 25, 2012

George Anderson

Can Emprimus Save Civilization?

A local company with technology to protect the power grid from doomsday scenarios may be gaining traction in the market. But without sales or real-world evidence of risk, will Emprimus be taken seriously?

October 24, 2012

Dan Haugen

Picking Up The PACE

A Minnesota program could make it easier for businesses to improve their energy efficiency.

September 20, 2012


Power Crisis

As the economy rebounds, what if energy use doesn’t?

September 04, 2012

Dan Haugen

Can Consumers Save Ethanol?

That’s what the ethanol industry is hoping. And it’s enlisting the help of Nascar.

July 17, 2012

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Engaging Employees In Helping The Environment

Companies are turning to workers for ideas on how boost sustainability—and many are seeing cost savings and other benefits, too.

July 17, 2012

Dan Haugen

Cool Innovation

A Plymouth company works to create the country’s most efficient air conditioner.

June 21, 2012

Free The Sun!

A state law that helped Minnesota get a jump-start on renewable energy is now restricting its development.

June 01, 2012

QR Confusion

QR Confusion

A trendy mobile marketing tool is driving consumers to deals, details, and some disappointment, too.

March 01, 2012


Videoconferencing All-Stars

Local companies using state-of-the-art videoconferencing are saving time and money.

October 01, 2011


Enterprising Apps

Measuring soil density? Checking patient records? Delivering data to the board of directors? There’s an app for that.

September 01, 2011

Coco Project

Seeding A New Neighborhood For Entrepreneurs

CoCo and Project Skyway plant a flag for new ventures at the Grain Exchange.

August 01, 2011


Glass Half Empty, Glass Half Full

A projected global shortage of fresh water will be a big issue for business. For some Minnesota companies, it already is. Here’s how they size up the risks and opportunities.

July 01, 2011

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