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).
Focuses of program include heating and cooling systems, and sensors and controls
April 28, 2016
Four U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories are joining Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to expand an online crowdsourcing community for building technologies called JUMP, which helps bridge the gap between cutting-edge ideas and the marketplace.