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Organizations that reached energy, water, or financial goals for 2019 through the Challenge were recognized, while a Better Buildings, Better Plants Waste Reduction Pilot program was introduced.


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Organizations that reached energy, water, or financial goals for 2019 through the Challenge were recognized, while a Better Buildings, Better Plants Waste Reduction Pilot program was introduced.

Better Buildings Challenge

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Better Buildings Challenge articles below.


DOE Better Buildings Challenge Achievements Announced

Organizations that reached energy, water, or financial goals for 2019 through the Challenge were recognized, while a Better Buildings, Better Plants Waste Reduction Pilot program was introduced.

Energy Improvements Across The Board

With partners from public and private sectors, the U.S. DOE Better Buildings Challenge is a platform for innovation and collaboration.

In WA State, Better Buildings Challenge Partners Share Progress

The first full-service restaurant to join the Department of Energy initiative has realized a 28% reduction in energy use and a 43% reduction in water use to date.

Schools Bring In Solar Energy

Working with U.S. DOE Better Buildings Challenge, K-12 districts incorporate solar energy for conservation and education.
Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas Sands Lauded For Energy, Water Efficiency Upgrades

Energy-efficiency upgrades made throughout the corporation’s properties—including The Venetian, The Palazzo, and Sands Expo and Convention Center—were recognized by the DOE’s Better Buildings Challenge.

Facility Retrofit: Toward Energy Goals

In Nashville, TN, the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel has undergone a series of energy improvements to reach reduction goals.
energy costs

Better Buildings Challenge Partners Save $1.9 Billion In Energy Costs

The challenge aims to make commercial, public, industrial, and residential buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade by focusing on overcoming market barriers and sharing partner-created solutions.

DOE Introduces Energy Efficiency Project Financing Navigator

The Better Buildings Financing Navigator helps building owners, facility and energy managers, and other decision-makers connect with financiers, including banks and financial institutions, to pursue energy-saving measures.

Fuel Cell System Furthers Sustainability Goals

At Legrand North America headquarters, this energy technology provides nearly 90% of the electricity to operate the 263,000 square foot facility.

Better Buildings Challenge Energy Savings Exceed $1.3B

Since 2011, Better Buildings Challenge partners and energy efficiency commitments have tripled, resulting in energy cost savings that exceed $1.3 billion and the avoidance of 100 million tons of harmful carbon emissions.

Hilton Worldwide, Whole Foods SWAP Facilities

Hilton Worldwide and Whole Foods Market swapped energy management teams at their facilities in San Francisco as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge SWAP, resulting in a reality-style web series.

Energy Management Trends: Stepping Up Energy Management

Across sectors, facility professionals find solutions through the Department of Energy's Better Buildings Challenge.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Kohl’s Employs DOE Better Buildings Challenge

Using its Niles, OH store as a test location, the retailer seeks to reduce energy in more than 112 million square feet of occupied facility space by at least 20% by 2020.

Manufacturing Case Study: At A Swift Pace

A manufacturing plant in Welland, Ontario was renovated and expanded to deliver timely production. From the August 2013 issue.

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