March 23, 2023

DOE Finalizes Efficiency Rules for Room Air Conditioners and Portable Air Cleaners

New Efficiency Standards Will Save Consumers $25 Billion Over 30 Years, Lower Utility Bills, and Reduce Carbon Pollution

February 27, 2023

Fifty-Seven Teams Advance to Solar Decathlon 2023 Design Challenge Final

Fifty-seven teams from 63 collegiate institutions have earned a spot in the final stage of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® 2023 Design Challenge.

February 24, 2023

Residential Heat Pump Sales Fuel Improved Training Standards with Guidance from DOE

Two leading HVAC training organizations adopt DOE curriculum to teach proper heat pump installation.

February 15, 2023

BTO Announces Winners of JUMP into STEM’s Final Competition

Ten students on teams from four universities were awarded top honors at the annual JUMP into STEM final competition hosted live at NREL on January 26-27, 2023.

February 10, 2023

DOE Proposes New Standards for Residential Appliances to Save Americans Billions in Annual Energy and Water Bill

Proposed Rules Build on Decades-Long Collaboration with Public and Private Sector to Deliver Safer, More Efficient Appliances, Lower Costs, and Cut Carbon Pollution

February 6, 2023

Exploring EERE’s Involvement with Historically Black Colleges and Universities

In recognition of Black History Month, here are ways the Department of Energy and EERE are working to improve racial equity in the energy space—through partnerships, initiatives and funding opportunities with HBCUs.

January 27, 2023

Zero Energy Ready Homes Are Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

Assistant Secretary Moreno discusses new efforts to help subsidize construction of Zero Energy Ready Homes.

January 26, 2023

DOE Releases New National Requirements for Zero Energy Ready Single-Family Homes

DOE’s Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) program in EERE’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) has released Version 2 of its national program requirements for single-family homes (ZERH V2).

January 18, 2023

U.S. Department of Energy Announces the Buildings Upgrade Prize

Buildings UP is designed to accelerate the transformation of U.S. buildings into energy-efficient and clean energy-ready homes, commercial spaces, and communities

January 5, 2023

Advanced Building Construction Shines at Summer Study

As much of the country hunkers down for a cold winter, we recall a warmer time from this past August when buildings experts and thought leaders convened at the ACEEE’s biennial Summer Study on Energy Efficient Buildings.