Company to collaborate with DOE to explore new ideas in smarter buildings and energy efficiency
August 17, 2016
Siemens has announced an open-technology challenge with JUMP, a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and five national laboratories. The online crowdsourcing community focuses on bridging the gap between cutting-edge building technology ideas and the marketplace.
Combined heat and power generates on-site electric power and useful thermal energy
August 16, 2016
The U.S. Army has debuted a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Maryland. This new CHP plant is the first of its kind at an Army installation, and represents an innovative public-private partnership.
The most commonly heard three-letter term in the ice machine business used to be “ice.” Now, it has been joined by “EPA” and “DOE,” which both are garnering as much attention as the actual end products.
Building energy efficiency information will be displayed in CoStar Group’s online property databases
June 13, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Better Buildings Initiative has announced a partnership with CoStar Group Inc., a provider of data and intelligence solutions to commercial real estate professionals, to expand the visibility of energy-efficient buildings in U.S. property markets and promote the benefits of energy efficiency.
The current law ‘has not been updated to reflect new technologies and economic realities’
June 10, 2016
Stephen Yurek, president and CEO of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today called on Congress to reform the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), the law governing product energy efficiency standards.
Will facilitate and accelerate the safe use of these refrigerants
June 9, 2016
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), ASHRAE, and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are collaborating to fund research that will establish a more robust fact base about the properties and use of flammable refrigerants.
Challenge is focused on ideas and topics related to improving energy efficiency
June 7, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), along with industry partner CLEAResult, is seeking crowdsourced ideas for residential energy efficiency applications for smartphones as part of the DOE JUMP initiative.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced funding for new building technology projects led by small businesses — four of which are aimed at improving IAQ — that have a strong potential for commercialization and job creation. These awards are for $150,000 each.
Small-medium building sector and homebuilders are under-resourced when it comes to energy efficiency
May 23, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $14 million in funding for projects to significantly increase the efficiency of U.S. homes and buildings. These projects are designed to cut energy costs while leading to greater demand for new building products and technologies.
Combined, these organizations in a single year have saved an estimated 1 trillion Btu
May 9, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has recognized six organizations for their leadership in replacing and upgrading HVAC rooftop units as part of the Better Buildings Alliance Advanced Rooftop Unit Campaign (ARC).