The Advanced Building Construction (ABC) Initiative integrates energy efficiency solutions into highly productive U.S. construction practices for new buildings and retrofits.
ABC Project Spotlight
Integrated Design, Construction, and Industrialized BuildingsLearn More
Developing technologies for insulated precast concrete wall panels that double thermal performance and reduce weight by 50%.
Integrated Zero Energy Ready Retrofit Solution for Multifamily RenovationsLearn More
Produces a standardized, transferable, climate-zone-specific net zero energy-ready retrofit system.
Controls and Integration Science to Embed EE and DERs into Advanced Manufacturing of BuildingsLearn More
Explores how the advanced manufacturing of buildings and systems can lead to cost-effective grid-responsive and/or zero energy ready buildings.
ABC News, Blogs, and Updates
BTO awarded $26.3 million to 40 competitively selected projects to pursue innovations that can advance the goals of the ABC Initiative.
With more than 90% of our lives spent indoors, buildings have a big impact on the quality of our lives.
BTO researches, develops, and validates building technologies that are helping the United States achieve a clean and affordable energy future.
This is the first article in a new web series on one of the Building Technologies Office’s new initiatives: Advanced Building Construction.
With BTO and AMO funding, ORNL developed the technology to manufacture the precast concrete panels that make up the façade of the Domino Sugar Site A
Funding Opportunity Announcement aims to develop deep energy retrofit and new construction technologies.
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