The Advanced Building Construction (ABC) Initiative integrates energy efficiency solutions into highly productive U.S. construction practices for new buildings and retrofits.
Investing in innovative technologies and engaging diverse building industry stakeholders to create market-viable solutions
The ABC Initiative integrates energy-efficiency solutions into highly productive U.S. construction practices for new buildings and retrofits.
ABC News, Blogs, and Updates
January 5, 2023
As much of the country hunkers down for a cold winter, we recall a warmer time from this past August when buildings experts and thought leaders convened at the ACEEE’s biennial Summer Study on Energy Efficient Buildings.
March 14, 2022
DOE is awarding $31.8 million for seven project teams that will demonstrate how advanced construction techniques integrated with energy efficient technologies and practices can seed the next generation of low-carbon building retrofit solutions.
March 14, 2022
Seven Awardees to Demonstrate Fast, Cheap, and Low Carbon Building Renovation and Construction Techniques in Low-Income Communities Across the U.S.
Market Insights Report and Building Stock Characterization Study Chart a Path Forward for Decarbonizing U.S. Building Stock
February 24, 2022
Affordable, appealing, convenient, low-carbon, and energy efficient—this is the Advanced Building Construction (ABC) Initiative’s vision for new and modernized existing buildings.
DOE Intends to Issue a Funding Opportunity that Accelerates the Renovation of Buildings with Energy-Efficient Innovations
July 16, 2021
DOE announces its intent to issue a funding opportunity for Advanced Building Construction
May 6, 2021
A new recruiting tool funded by the Building Technologies Office offers job seekers hundreds of options to obtain and advance careers in the green-buildings industry.
40 Newly Selected Ventures Reimagine the “ABCs” of Building Construction to Enhance the Affordability and Effectiveness of Energy-Saving Measures
February 10, 2020
BTO awarded $26.3 million to 40 competitively selected projects to pursue innovations that can advance the goals of the ABC Initiative.
January 28, 2020
With more than 90% of our lives spent indoors, buildings have a big impact on the quality of our lives.
September 18, 2019
BTO researches, develops, and validates building technologies that are helping the United States achieve a clean and affordable energy future.
March 13, 2019
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
DOE Announces $33.5 Million for Energy Efficient, Advanced Building Construction Technologies & Practices
May 3, 2019
Funding Opportunity Announcement aims to develop deep energy retrofit and new construction technologies.
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