Department of Energy
Resource pages for "Department of Energy"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
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New DOE report recognizes 12 organizations for achieving energy and water reduction goals; highlights new Better Climate Challenge partners.
The Buildings Performance Standards Coalition, which includes 33 state and local governments, advances legislation in support of emission reductions in both new and existing buildings.
Over 250 manufacturing partners' energy efficiency and decarbonization measures kept 116 million metric tons of CO2 out of the air.
The DOE funding will help C-Crete Technologies convert carbon ore to eco-friendly construction products, then design, assemble, and validate a prototype building.
The DOE's partners will conduct Industrial Technology Validation (ITV) projects to speed adoption of cost-effective, emerging technologies that can help decarbonize the manufacturing sector.
New report highlights 12 organizations achieving bold energy, water, financing Goals; DOE launches new $12 million lighting prize.
Berkeley Lab building efficiency campaign drives $95M in annual energy savings
In a virtual tour, the Department of Energy recognized Iron Mountain Data Centers for its commitment to energy efficiency through the Better Buildings Challenge.
College and university teams will identify sites that could leverage local geothermal energy potential to heat and cool buildings, campuses, districts, or entire communities via direct use technologies.
Through the Better Buildings Challenge, the U.S. Department of Energy has recognized Maryland for reducing its energy intensity by 20% over its 9 million-square-foot buildings portfolio.
Together, the 3,200 facilities that are part of the DOE’s Better Plants program have cumulatively saved $8.2 billion and 1.7 quadrillion British Thermal Units (BTUs) of energy.
The funding will help develop energy-efficient and flexible building technologies, systems, and construction practices to improve the energy performance of the nation’s buildings and electric grid.
MetLife Investment Management's 910,000-square-foot building in Washington, DC is a Better Buildings showcase project and saves 31% annually on energy costs.
The U.S. Department of Energy has recognized Better Plants partner TE Connectivity for energy efficiency leadership at its Lickdale, PA plant.
The Department of Energy program's partners represent more than 3,200 facilities and roughly 12% of the U.S. manufacturing energy footprint.
YORK Sun Choice rooftop units already surpass future DOE 2023 part-load standards by almost 10% to reduce energy consumption and operating costs.
More than 900 organizations participating in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Better Buildings Initiative have achieved the equivalent of $8.4 billion in energy and cost savings.
Building envelope, energy management, and LED lighting are among the research areas to receive more than $40 million of funding.
A proposed rule on light bulb standards will soon be released. Manufacturers have lobbied for an illegal rollback of strong standards with which they must comply beginning in 2020.
With partners from public and private sectors, the U.S. DOE Better Buildings Challenge is a platform for innovation and collaboration.
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