June 21, 2021

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How the Home Performance Industry Stayed its Course During the COVID Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic had a major impact on the energy-efficiency workforce, especially for those service providers, such as home performance professionals, whose work requires in-person home visits.

June 17, 2021

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BTO Director David Nemtzow Reflects on the Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings National Roadmap

The time has arrived for buildings to stop being part of our climate emergency and start being part of the solution. DOE’s new National Roadmap for Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings can help facilitate this transition.

June 10, 2021

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Building Technologies Office Funds 18 Small Business R&D Building Efficiency Projects

This week, Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm announced $54 million in funding for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) research and development projects.

June 8, 2021

BTO Funds First Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program Innovator at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Innovation Crossroads

BTO’s selectee will be one of six science and technology innovators from across the U.S. to participate in ORNL’s research and development (R&D) to market program for entrepreneurs.