Chief Architect, Building Technologies Office
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Sam Rashkin is Chief Architect of the Building Technologies Office in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
Hear What Homeowners Are Saying About Their Zero Energy Ready Homes
April 20, 2016
A Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Home is a high performance home so energy efficient that a renewable energy system can offset all or most ...
Race to Zero Student Design Competition: Inspiring the Next Generation of Building Scientists
April 23, 2015
University teams recognized at National Renewable Energy Laboratory for sustainable home designs.
Housing Innovation Awards Recognize Leadership in Residential Efficiency
September 25, 2014
Today’s housing market is incredibly competitive. Constructing homes that sell and that continue to delight homeowners for years to come is a...Learn More
Inspiring and Building the Next Generation of Residential Energy Professionals
April 29, 2014
Energy Department's Challenge Home Student Design Competition aims to inspire the next generation of architects, engineers, construction managers,...Learn More
Jump-Starting Zero Energy Home Design and Student Careers
April 24, 2014
A new Energy Department student competition moves sustainable home design forward while providing students with experience for clean energy careers.
Thinking Outside the (Tool) Box with the Building America Solution Center
January 17, 2013
The Energy Department launches a new online tool that provides building professionals with fast, free and reliable building science and efficiency...Learn More