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Building Technologies Office Projects Map
Learn more about our projects throughout the U.S. with this map and detailed table.
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Buildings Funding Opportunities
Here you can find a list of both active and past DOE Building Technologies Office funding opportunities.
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Resource Center
The Resource Center includes links to documents and solution centers that guide the program management process and illustrate results and benefits.
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News

Energy Department Recognizes the Energy Management Association for Energy Management Certification Program
Improving the operational performance of America’s buildings offers significant energy and cost savings.
April 24, 2018
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Headlights vs. Highlights: Season Four of Better Buildings SWAP Showcases General Motors and L'Oréal USA
DOE today unveiled the fourth installment of the "Better Buildings Challenge SWAP," featuring General Motors and L'Oréal USA.
April 24, 2018
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Prairie View A&M University Team Grand Winner at Race to Zero Student Design Competition
DOE announced the winners of its fifth annual Race to Zero Student Design Competition.
April 23, 2018
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Ask A Scientist: Karma Sawyer, Building Technologies Office
Karma Sawyer is the Program Manager for Emerging Technologies.
April 18, 2018
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Energy Department Recognizes Leadership in Commercial Building Rooftop Unit Efficiency – 2018 Advanced Rooftop Unit Campaign Awards
The campaign works with commercial building owners that wish to upgrade to high-efficiency RTU technologies and practices in commercial buildings.
April 10, 2018
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Supporting Small Business Growth through Energy Improvements
Often located in small- to medium-sized buildings, small businesses face a common barrier to maximizing economic growth – energy costs.
March 28, 2018
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LBNL Leads Dialogue with Commercial Owners on Implementing Smart Technologies
Numerous barriers persist to widespread uptake and implementation of smart building technologies.
March 26, 2018
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Helping Local Governments Put Data to Work
To help city staff and program administrators manage energy data, IIMT recently released the Putting Data to Work toolkit.
March 16, 2018
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Buildings and the Grid 101: Opportunities and Challenges from HVAC, Water Heating, and Appliances
HVAC, water heating, and other appliances represent more than half of the total energy used in U.S. residential and commercial buildings.
March 16, 2018
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Comprehensive Evaluation Finds Building America Research Has Saved Millions for American Homeowners
BTO recently released a retrospective benefit-cost analysis that quantifies the impact of Building America activities in the new residential market.
March 1, 2018
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