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Andrea Minniear Cherney
Senior Project Manager
email me | 608.210.7126
Andrea's unique combination of methodical thinking and imagination inspires her development and implementation of the Energy Center's online resources and programs. Her breadth of experience began with traditional library and information organization when she was hired in 1994 to expand the Energy Center's collection.
Andrea leads the Energy Center's digital strategy, applying her skills in information architecture and project management to guide the development of websites, content management systems and virtual case studies. She also directs the Energy Center's award-winning webinar process. Andrea is particularly attuned to the human element of her work, making websites as accessible as possible and steadily growing the Energy Center's community of online learners.
Andrea has a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Oberlin College and a Master's degree in Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is an active member of the Special Libraries Association, managing the website and discussion list for the Wisconsin Chapter.
Andrea's work includes
The Energy Center presents interactive webinars that stream together audio, video, and more.
- Energy Center University
Energy Center University is the gateway to live event and online training powered by the Energy Center of Wisconsin.
- Daylighting Collaborative
This electronic gateway empowers building designers and owners to incorporate daylighting into every project.
- ALG Online: Webinar Series
Published: 2011. These two on-demand webinars present the new online edition of the Advanced Lighting Guidelines.
- Commercial Lighting Solutions Webinars
Published: 2011. Discover the latest version of Commercial Lighting Solutionsjoin us for two webinars with Carol Jones, one of the application's creators.
- Community Energy Leadership Series
Published: 2010. This series presents four webinars designed for community leaders who want to incorporate clean energy strategies and opportunities into their sustainable community planning efforts ...
- Bioenergy Webinar Series
Published: 2010. This 3-part series explores opportunities to convert waste streams from agriculture, food processing and forestry to biogas ...
- Small Footprint, Big Impact:
Supercharging the Workforce with Interactive Online Education
Published: 2010. This ACEEE paper discusses best practices and lessons learned through the production of online courses that integrate industry expertise with effective teaching methods ...
- Energy Efficiency Guidebook for Public Power Communities
Published: 2009. This web-based resource serves as a roadmap for energy efficiency program planning and provides step-by-step recommendations for program design, implementation, tracking and evaluation.
- West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Online Case Study
Published: 2008. This case study tells the story of West Bend Mutual Insurance Company's building addition from pre-design through occupancy.
- Midwest Efficiency Cities
Published: 2008. This regional project demonstrated the unique and essential role of cities in achieving significant improvements in energy efficiency ...
- Midwest Buildings Technology Application Center
Published: 2007. This website connects and empowers the Midwest states with information, education and technical assistance.
- Biomass to Power: APR Virtual Tour
Published: 2005. This website showcases the first-ever demonstration system capable of converting sugar into power.
- Chilton High School Virtual Tour
Published: 2003. We developed an on-line tour of this high performance building.
- Thrivent Financial Bank Virtual Tour
Published: 2001. Through Focus on Energy, we developed an on-line case study of this high performance building (please note: works best with Internet Explorer).