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.
Surplus 13 SEER equipment from the US can be sold in Canada
April 18, 2016
HVAC efficiency standards have changed in the U.S., creating an opportunity for Canadians dealers. Distributors and manufacturers in the Southeast and Southwest regions of the U.S. need to sell 13 SEER inventory by July 2016. Canadian dealers can purchase this equipment at significant savings.
These initiatives help homeowners save money, while creating local jobs
March 25, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that its Better Buildings Home Upgrade Program Accelerator and Home Energy Information Accelerator are working with partners across the nation to make important progress in lowering the costs of energy upgrade programs, while improving overall program effectiveness.