Building Technologies Office

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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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Advanced Building Construction Initiative
Our ABC Initiative integrates energy-efficiency solutions into highly productive construction practices for new buildings and retrofits.
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News

Grid-interactive and Efficient Buildings are Emerging as Dynamic Solutions to Many Energy Challenges
Grid-interactive and Efficient Buildings are Emerging as Dynamic Solutions to Many Energy Challenges
March 27, 2020
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Department of Energy Releases Request for Information on Potential Funding for Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings in Connected Communit...
DOE's EERE is seeking public input on a potential funding for grid-interactive buildings in Connected Communities
March 27, 2020
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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office Announces JUMP into STEM Winning Teams from Georgia Institute of Technolog...
BTO announced the winners of the annual, online building energy-efficiency competition, JUMP into STEM.
March 9, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Signs Memorandum of Understanding with India for Solar Decathlon India Competition in 2021
DOE signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to provide collaboration and support to India in the establishment of Solar Decathlon India in 2021.
March 5, 2020
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New Notice of Intent for a Funding Opportunity to Improve Energy Efficiency and Demand Flexibility of Buildings
EERE announced its intent to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement entitled, Connected Communities.
February 13, 2020
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40 Newly Selected Ventures Reimagine the “ABCs” of Building Construction to Enhance the Affordability and Effectiveness of Energy-Sav...
BTO awarded $26.3 million to 40 competitively selected projects to pursue innovations that can advance the goals of the ABC Initiative.
February 10, 2020
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Department of Energy Announces up to $47.7 Million for Flexible Building Technologies, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), ...
BTO awarded $47.7 million to 23 competitively selected projects to pursue innovations that can advance the goals of the BENEFIT FOA.
February 10, 2020
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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Releases Draft Toolkits for Commercial Buildings
The toolkits provide step-by-step information on the technology packages from project applicability checklists to operations and maintenance manuals.
February 6, 2020
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ABC Blog Series: New Technology to Retrofit America
With more than 90% of our lives spent indoors, buildings have a big impact on the quality of our lives.
January 28, 2020
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Energy Department Announces Winners of Lighting R&D Workshop Student Poster Competition
Today, EERE announced the winners of the 2020 Lighting R&D Workshop Student Poster Competition.
December 20, 2019
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