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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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Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings
We’re conducting Grid-interactive Efficient Buildings research to help bring connectedness and the related energy savings across the buildings sector.
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News

Energy Department Announces $42M in Project Selections for Innovative Buildings Research
The U.S. Department of Energy announced up to $42 million in project selections to support early-stage research of innovative building technologies.
January 29, 2019
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Department of Energy Invests $11.5 Million in Building America Industry Partnerships for High Performance Housing Innovation
BTO announced it is investing up to $11.5 million in 16 projects to drive innovation and early-stage research and development.
January 29, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces Building Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) Funding Awards
BTO announced it is investing in 19 projects that will drive innovation in early-stage R&D for advanced building technologies and systems.
January 29, 2019
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EERE Success Story—DOE Small Business Innovation Research Award Winner Installs Electrochemical Humidity Control Devices at Two U.S. Museums
Xergy Inc., a small company from Delaware, utilized SBIR funding under the authorization of DOE's BTO, to develop a novel microclimate control system.
January 25, 2019
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RMI Enlists EnergyPlus to Power its Portfolio Energy Optimization Initiative
RMI is developing a web-based platform to perform portfolio-level analysis, prioritize energy projects, and track and deliver results.
December 27, 2018
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How Advanced Building Technologies in Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings Can Support the Grid
As part of its grid-interactive efficient buildings (GEB) vision, BTO directs breakthrough research that will make building technologies smarter.
December 20, 2018
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Application Period Opens for SBIR and STTR Building Technology Topics
EERE announced 12 topics to fund more than 100 new projects, totaling approximately $20 million as part of SBIR and STTR research programs.
December 20, 2018
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DOE Building Technologies Office Project Wins 2018 R&D 100 Award
A BTO-supported technology is recognized as one of the 100 most exceptional innovations worldwide in science and technology over the past year.
December 19, 2018
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The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Announces $20 Million Available for Small Business Innovation Research and Technolog...
EERE expects to fund more than 100 new projects, totaling approximately $20 million
December 18, 2018
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Energy Department Announces Buildings-Focused Subtopics as Part of 2019 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology ...
DOE is now accepting grant applications for the 2019 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.
November 15, 2018
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