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Credit: Oak Ridge National Lab
13–Energy Efficiency Ratio Window Air Conditioner
Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak Ridge, TN Partners: General Electric - Fairfield, CT
A Combined Water Heater, Dehumidifier, and Cooler (WHDC)
Lead Performer: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Partners: -- Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak Ridge, TN -- Stony Brook Universit...
A New Generation of Building Insulation by Foaming Polymer Blend Materials with CO2
Lead Performer: Industrial Science & Technology Network - Lancaster, PA
Accelerated Aging of Roofing Materials
Lead Performer: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Berkeley, CA Partner: Q-Lab Corporation - Westlake, OH
Acoustic Building Infiltration Measurement System (ABIMS)
Lead Performer: Argonne National Laboratory - Lemont, IL Partner: Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago, IL
Adaptive Control
PNNL and ORNL researchers will develop control algorithms for air handling units (AHU) that eliminate the need for seasonal manual performance tuning.
Adaptive Supervisory Control for Automated Fault Detection and Diagnostics
Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory – Oak Ridge, TN
Adhesive Bonding of Aluminum and Copper in HVAC&R Applications
Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory — Oak Ridge, TN Partner: 3M — Maplewood, MN
Advanced Building Control Solutions (ended 2016)
Researchers at PNNL, ORNL, and LBNL are developing open-source solutions for advanced building control, fault detection/diagnosis, and point mapping.
Advanced Ground Source Heat Pump Technology for Very-Low-Energy Buildings
Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak Ridge, TN Partners: -- ClimateMaster - Oklahoma City, OK -- Oklahoma State University - Stil...
Advanced Light Extraction Material for OLED Lighting
Lead Performer: Pixelligent Technologies – Baltimore, MD
Advanced Open-Source Sensor Packages for Building Monitoring (ended 2016)
Researchers at three national labs are developing an infrared imaging occupancy sensor to support energy-efficiency HVAC control.
Advanced Rotating Heat Exchangers
Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak Ridge, TN Partners: Sandia National Laboratory - Albuquerque, NM
Advanced Variable Speed Air-Source Integrated Heat Pump
Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak Ridge, TN
Advanced Window and Shading Technologies
Lead Performer: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Berkeley, CA
Air-Source Integrated Heat Pump
Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory – Oak Ridge, TNPartner: Lennox
Alternative Interconnect Manufacturing

Lead Performer: Vadient Optics LLC – Eugene, OR

Alternative Refrigerant Evaluation for High-Ambient-Temperature Environments
Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory – Oak Ridge, TN Partners: Navigant Consulting, Inc. – Burlington, MA
Carnegie Mellon University
Turnkey-2013: An Extensible Sensing and Control Platform for Building Energy Management (ended 2014)
A team led by CMU researchers is developing an open-source building automation system (BAS) for small and medium commercial buildings.
Attachments Energy Ratings Council
Lead Performer: Window Covering Manufacturing Association – New York, NY
Automated Process for the Fabrication of Highly Customized Thermally Insulated Cladding Systems
Lead Performer: Poly Cel, Inc. - Marlborough, MA Partner: Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Worcester, MA
BENEFIT-2014: A New Hybrid Approach to Energy Modeling (ended 2016)
LBNL researchers are developing inverse modeling algorithms to recover infiltration rates and internal thermal mass from zone temperature streams.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Turnkey-2016: Building Energy Management Open-Source Software (BEMOSS) (ended 2017)
Virginia Tech researchers are developing an open-source distributed sensing and control platform for small to medium commercial buildings.