- ALASKA HOUSING FINANCE CORP. – Building Monitoring and Energy-Efficiency Training for Small and Mid-Sized Commercial Buildings in Non-Urbanized Areas of Alaska ($348,000)
The objective of this project is to improve building efficiency in Alaska through a cost-effective and scalable hands-on building monitoring training based on region-specific concerns.
- CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK – Data-Driven Commercial Building Energy Efficiency and Technology Inventory for New York City ($499,885)
The objective of this project is to further understanding of how actual large commercial and institutional building energy performance can be measured and predicted using empirical and building automation data.
- CONFLUENCE COMMUNICATIONS - Advancing Energy Efficiency through Workforce Training ($499,000)
This project leverages existing content and infrastructure developed by the Building Technologies Office—specifically the Building America Solution Center (BASC) and the Building Science Education Solution Center (BSESC)—to provide drop-in educational modules for construction-related workforce initiatives.
- FRONTIER ENERGY INC. – PATHS: Career Pathways to Advance the Trades in HVAC Services ($700,000)
PATHS will provide ongoing education about quality HVAC services, different curricula to train students in HVAC installation and maintenance techniques and teach them about the benefits of energy-efficient HVAC products and services.
- INTERSTATE RENEWABLE ENERGY COUNCIL – Dynamic and Responsive Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Educational Solutions for Building, Fire, and Safety Department Officials ($2,100,000)
The team will develop, launch, and widely promote educational solutions for safety officials on solar, energy storage systems (ESS), electric/alternative vehicles (EV/AFV), and grid-interactive efficient building (GEB) technologies.
- INTERSTATE RENEWABLE ENERGY COUNCIL – Supporting the Growth of a Skilled Workforce in the Building Energy-Efficiency Industry ($500,000)
IREC and its partners will reach a large, diverse cohort of stakeholders with information about the breadth and range of rewarding career opportunities in the energy-efficiency sectors by demonstrating career pathways with an engaging, interactive career map and conducting strategic outreach to foster a talent pipeline for the energy-efficiency industry, which includes low-income and other vulnerable populations.
- LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Western States Building Energy and Controls Apprenticeship (BECA) Program ($499,844)
To help satisfy demand for skilled and “future-focused” workers under the DOE ABC program, Lane Community College (LCC) and the University of Oregon (UO) will partner to establish a new workforce development pipeline intended to increase throughput of highly qualified graduates with hands-on experience in improving building energy efficiency.
- MIDWEST ENERGY EFFICIENCY ALLIANCE – The Continuum from Energy Standards to Advanced Technologies – A New Approach to Training ($500,000)
This project will design and develop a statewide training and education program to support workforce development and the adoption of energy-efficiency technologies in residential and commercial buildings.
- MOMENTUM INNOVATION GROUP LLC – Construction Methodology Transformation for the Benefit of Workforce Development ($787,343)
Momentum Innovation Group LLC will create a Workforce Development Platform to allow individuals entering the building workforce to access training content and job opportunities.
- NEWPORT PARTNERS – Next Generation Energy Training ($491,870)
This project will deliver an interactive and highly visual training curriculum with actionable information about advanced energy technologies, building science, and design and construction insights.
- NORTHEAST ENERGY EFFICIENCY PARTNERSHIPS – Prefabricated Construction: Guidance, Technical Assistance, and Virtual Inspections ($358,245)
The overarching goal of this project is to support increased adoption of advanced building construction practices, specifically investigating how prefabricated construction and virtual building inspections can lead to energy and cost savings and related environmental benefits while revitalizing the industry and optimizing affordability in regional construction markets.
- UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS – Community College Energy-Efficiency Training Program ($400,000)
The overarching goal of this project is to prepare a new generation of energy professionals that will enable widespread adoption of energy efficiency in new construction and existing buildings.
- Information on current EMPOWERED projects – Education Materials for Professional Organizations Working on Efficiency and Renewable Energy Developments (EMPOWERED)