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  • Brewing up energy savings with Energy Smart

    Apr 14, 2020

    Energy is increasingly a major operating expense at all types and sizes of businesses. Almost any worksite has plenty of low-hanging fruit such as scheduling for heating and cooling, tuning up existing systems, or reducing standby losses. Recently, the Minnesota Chamber's Energy Smart worked with Lupulin Brewing in Big Lake to receive grants and rebates to create thousands of dollars in annual energy savings. 

    The connection between Energy Smart and Lupulin came during an outreach campaign in Big Lake. The timing was perfect as the brewery was in the beginning stages of expanding into their 22,500 square foot facility and increasing their...

  • The need for balance between health and the economy 

    Mar 30, 2020
    Throughout this COVID-19 crisis, Minnesotans’ health and safety are paramount concerns for all of us. We have heard from countless Chamber members anticipating the impact of Governor Walz’s executive orders. We understand that balance is essential in how government responds to safeguarding public health and protecting the economy for the long-term.