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In this position, Roland Risser was responsible for leading all of EERE's applied research, development, and demonstration for renewable energy, including geothermal, solar, and wind and water power.


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Taking on Scary Basements
October 28, 2014

Some tricks and treats to help make home energy costs less spooky this Halloween season.

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Innovative Facility Kicks Off First Experiment to Transform Building Energy Performance
April 14, 2014

Find out how the Energy Department is working to improve the energy efficiency, design, construction and operation of high-performance commercial...

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Getting Ready for LEDs: LED Lighting Video Series Explains the Basics
November 26, 2012

A new video series from explains the changes and opportunities offered by LED lighting.

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Energy Department’s Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Energy and Money
September 4, 2012

How energy efficiency is helping one healthcare organization improve facilities and reduce environmental impacts.

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Making Efficiency a More Efficient Business
July 10, 2012

How energy efficiency professionals can make the most out of these new Better Buildings Neighborhood Program features.

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Students Compete to Design Energy-Efficient Appliances
May 10, 2012

What is an efficient building without efficient appliances? That’s the question students must face as part of the Energy Department’s Max Tech and...

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Why Did the LED Light Bulb Cross the Road?
January 24, 2012

Could using humor as a marketing strategy make energy efficiency a bit more digestible? One Illinois grant recipient thinks it could be.

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Hit the Road, Jack! New Thermal Window Technology Lessens Menace of Jack Frost
January 17, 2012

Say what you want about the joys of Jack Frost nipping at your nose, but when it comes to winter wonderlands, I like mine outdoors. Etching icy...

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Technology Partnerships Are Yielding Reliable, Cost-Saving Appliances
November 9, 2011

Energy Department partnerships with industry are driving many of the product innovations that have made reliable and efficient water heating an...

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