April 15, 2020

Critical Material Supply Chain Analysis: Magnetocalorics

This report provides insights into the market, regulatory, technology, and cost drivers that most impact the adoption of MCR systems in the U.S.

March 26, 2020

Grid-interactive Efficient Buildings Technical Report Series: Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC); Water Heating; Appliances; and Refrigeration

This report focuses on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); water heating; appliances; and refrigeration.

February 14, 2020

Refrigerants: Market Trends and Supply Chain Assessment, February 2020

This report assessed the current state of existing and low-GWP refrigerants for major end-use applications and incorporates a market overview.

December 21, 2017

Energy Savings Potential and RD&D Opportunities for Commercial Building HVAC Systems

BTO commissioned this characterization and technology assessment of HVAC systems for commercial buildings.

November 28, 2017

R&D Opportunities for Membranes and Separation Technologies in Building Applications

This report recommends innovative membrane and separation technologies that can assist the Building Technologies Office in achieving its 2030 goal.

September 11, 2017

Benefit-Cost Evaluation of U.S. Department of Energy Investment in HVAC, Water Heating, and Appliance Technology

This study conducted a benefit-cost impact evaluation of the research and development activities of the Building Technologies Office on investments in

June 19, 2017

Impacts of Commercial Building Controls on Energy Savings and Peak Load Reduction

This study investigated the potential energy savings from implementation of 34 basic and advanced controls measures and eliminating common faults...

November 17, 2016

Decision Science and Market Transformation Pathways: Workshop Report and Recommendations

This report is a result of the Decision Science and Market Transformation Pathways Workshop, supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Association for Psychological Science, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

September 19, 2016

Alternative Refrigerant Evaluation for High-Ambient-Temperature Environments: R-22 and R-410A Alternatives for Rooftop Air Conditioners

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) High-Ambient-Temperature Evaluation Program for Low-Global Warming Potential (Low-GWP) Refrigerants aimed to develop an understanding of the performance of low-GWP alternative refrigerants relative to hydrochlor...

July 7, 2016

The Future of Air Conditioning for Buildings Report

This report characterizes the current landscape and trends in the global air conditioning (A/C) market, including discussion of both direct and indirect climate impacts, and potential global warming impacts from growing global A/C usage.