June 30, 2022

DOE Launches Prototype Phase of L-Prize Lighting Competition

DOE launches the second phase of its three-phase Lighting Prize Competition, a DOE American-Made Challenge

June 23, 2022

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BTO Seeks to Increase Adoption of Energy-Saving Triple-Pane Windows

Windows are essential elements of most buildings, but can be among the most energy-wasting parts of a home. Although they constitute only 10% of the surface area of a typical home, they can account for 30-40% of the heat loss in winter.

June 17, 2022

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DOE Announces Breakthrough in Residential Cold Climate Heat Pump Technology

Lennox’s Cold Climate Heat Pump Unlocks Potential for Domestic Manufacturing of Clean Energy Heating Products that Slash Energy Bills for Americans

June 14, 2022

Carrier Global Partners with DOE to Rush Local COVID Vaccine Solution

In the early months of 2020, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) were eager to address a range of technical challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 13, 2022

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Biden Administration Proposes New Cost-Saving Energy Efficiency Standards for Home Furnaces

The Biden Administration through the U.S. Department of Energy proposed new energy-efficiency standards for residential gas furnaces that will significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save consumers billions annually on their energy bills.

June 9, 2022

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An Innovative New Program Brings Heat Pumps to Alaskan Homes

In Juneau, Alaska, a project supported by BTO is helping ordinary homeowners save money and reduce their carbon footprints by switching from fossil-fueled heating to electric heat pumps.

June 6, 2022

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President Biden Invokes Defense Production Act to Accelerate Domestic Manufacturing of Clean Energy

DPA Invocation Will Boost American Production of the Critical Technologies Necessary to Lower Energy Costs, Support the Clean Energy Economy, and Strengthen National Security.

June 6, 2022

BTO Welcomes Six GEM Fellows for Summer 2022

This summer, EERE’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) welcomes six GEM fellows to support the research, development and deployment of energy efficient technologies and systems in the built environment.

June 3, 2022

DOE Releases Request for Information on Research and Development Opportunities in Energy Management Control Systems

DOE’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) has released a Request for Information (RFI) to inform BTO’s strategic direction and future investments in technology research and development (R&D) on energy management control systems. The RFI solicits feedback f

June 2, 2022

Zero Energy Ready Homes: A Proving Ground for Innovation

Building America teams are helping ZERH builders to take innovation from design to market by serving as a proving ground.