Interior Lighting Campaign Saves Awardees More than $13.2 Million

DOE recognized 13 partner organizations for their exemplary performance in energy-efficiency interior lighting practices. Together they achieved significant savings by upgrading almost 600,000 troffer lighting systems to high-efficiency systems.

BTO’s Commercial Buildings Integration program seeks to advance a range of innovative building technologies and solutions, to produce significant energy savings, greenhouse gas emissions reductions and save businesses money. CBI partners with a diverse set of stakeholders to produce simple, straightforward, intuitive and actionable resources, strategies and tools to be shared through ongoing industry engagement and innovative programming. Research partnerships and pilots help CBI gain industry perspective, connect, develop and disseminate technical expertise, access laboratory and testing infrastructure; and recognize, validate and collaborate with market leaders.

From technology research to tax incentives information, to evaluation tools and workforce development, CBI works across multiple disciplines to help U.S. businesses save energy, time and money. Learn more about CBI, meet the Team, and see the program’s full activity list.

CBI's Project Portfolio

High Impact Technology Catalyst
HIT Catalyst supports demonstration, validation, technical-economic analysis, and documentation of energy efficiency technologies and solutions.
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Zero Energy Buildings
Zero energy buildings combine energy efficiency and renewable energy generation to consume only as much energy as can be produced onsite.
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Asset Score
Asset Score is a national standardized tool for assessing the physical energy-efficiency of commercial and multifamily buildings.
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Building Energy Data
Building energy data standards and tools help decision makers to collect, manage and analyze data about building energy performance.
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Design and Decision Support Guides
CBI works with industry partners and BTO's Codes Program to develop guidance for achieving energy efficiency in commercial building projects.
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Commercial Buildings Partnerships
The Commercial Buildings Integration program engages market leaders to accelerate adoption of energy-saving technologies and practices.
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Workforce Development & Training
DOE facilitates the development of workforce guidance in career fields considered key to achieving the highest levels of building energy efficiency.
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Efficient and Healthy Schools
CBI supports Efficient and Healthy School partnerships to enable equitable access to energy resources and opportunities.
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Uptake: The CBI Blog

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Net Zero Buildings Week: Commercial Buildings
It is Net Zero Buildings Week, and BTO is celebrating by promoting the great work underway to advance our buildings towards a net-zero future.
March 31, 2021
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​U.S. Department of Energy Technology Campaigns: Getting to Scale
Learn about the tech campaigns that help new technologies gain widespread adoption and building owners achieve significant energy savings.
March 10, 2021
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DOE Selects Seven State and Local Governments to Establish “Proving Grounds” for Advanced Building Technologies
DOE expects the technologies to significantly improve energy efficiency, demand flexibility, and building-to-grid capabilities.
January 20, 2021
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Department of Energy Selects Seven State and Local Governments to Establish “Proving Grounds” for Advanced Building Technologies
DOE selects two state energy offices, four local governments, and a State Judicial Council to install and evaluate promising building technologies.
January 20, 2021
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