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.

May 26, 2021

New Report Examines LED Manufacturing Supply Chain, Opportunities for Domestic Manufacturing

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a new report that characterizes the global manufacturing supply chain for light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and LED lighting products.

May 19, 2021

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DOE’s Lighting Prize (L-Prize) Strives to Reshape the Future of Lighting

DOE launched a new Lighting Prize (L-Prize), designed to spur ground-breaking innovation, domestic manufacturing, and the benefits of an inclusive, clean energy economy for next-generation lighting solutions in commercial buildings.

April 22, 2021

Achieving Better Measurement of Discomfort from Glare

The prevalence of LED lighting has brought greater attention to the issue of discomfort produced by glare. At what luminance does glare become intolerable? The answer has varied from one study to another.