The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EERE) successes in technology cost reduction, highly efficient methods and materials, construction planning, and practices to save energy in homes, have huge energy-saving potential. Explore EERE's buildings and homes success stories below.

October 22, 2019

Economic Dispatch of Combined Heat & Power System in Upstate New York

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory recently completed preliminary testing of its promising Economic Dispatch.

March 13, 2019

EERE Success Story—Making Precast Concrete Façades with 3D-Printed Molds

With BTO and AMO funding, ORNL developed the technology to manufacture the precast concrete panels that make up the façade of the Domino Sugar Site A

September 26, 2018

EERE Success Story—South Carolina Facilitates Energy Efficiency Financing for Public Buildings Reducing Costs to Taxpayers

With the help of a DOE State Energy Program competitive award, the South Carolina Energy Office created the Palmetto Energy Efficiency Retrofits.

June 5, 2018

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EERE Success Story—Idaho Leads by Example by Reducing Energy in Rural Communities

OEMR utilized Petroleum Violation Escrow funds under the authorization of the Energy Department’s State Energy Program.