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Resource pages for "DOE"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


2022 Better Buildings Progress Report

Better Buildings Participants Realize More Than $15B In Energy Savings

New DOE report recognizes 12 organizations for achieving energy and water reduction goals; highlights new Better Climate Challenge partners.
2022 ENERGY STAR Awards

210 Organizations Win 2022 ENERGY STAR Awards

The EPA and DOE recognized 210 2022 ENERGY STAR winners for leading the way in support of America’s clean energy transition.
climate challenge

Energy Secretary Announces Better Climate Challenge, 90 Inaugural Partners

Partners in the DOE Better Climate Challenge include IKEA, Hilton, Harley-Davidson, the Cleveland Clinic, and the State of Maryland.
C-Crete

C-Crete Awarded $1.55M To Create Prototype Carbon-Based Building

The DOE funding will help C-Crete Technologies convert carbon ore to eco-friendly construction products, then design, assemble, and validate a prototype building.
Better Buildings Initiative

DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative Saves $13.5B In Energy Costs

New report highlights 12 organizations achieving bold energy, water, financing Goals; DOE launches new $12 million lighting prize.
green lease

2021 Green Lease Leaders Announced

Organized by IMT and the U.S. DOE Better Buildings Alliance, this program highlights organizations achieving green lease success.
Michael Regan

EPA Honors 206 2021 ENERGY STAR Award Winners

This year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing Samsung Electronics with a rare ENERGY STAR Corporate Commitment Award.
green buildings

Green Buildings Career Map Highlights Energy Efficiency Jobs

Supported by a U.S. DOE grant, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) and its partners offer interactive map highlighting career opportunities in building energy efficiency.
workplaces

Better Buildings Initiative Partners Save $11B In Energy Costs

The more than 950 public and private sector organizations participating in DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative have saved nearly $11 billion in energy costs.
energy performance

DOE Invests $74M In Building And Construction Technologies

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.
DOE

DOE Boosts Energy, Water Efficiency Performance Contracts Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy announced more than $5 million for federal agency projects aimed at catalyzing adoption of energy and water efficiency and renewable energy.
efficiency standards

DOE Publishes Four New Efficiency Standards, Bowing To Court Order

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published the first new national appliance efficiency standards since 2017.
better buildings challenge

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.
renewable energy data

Renewable Energy Data Book Shares 2017 Stats

Annual publication from U.S. DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory reports on development across the nation, and around the world.
light bulb standards

Will Trump’s DOE Propose To Roll Back Light Bulb Standards?

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.
energy management

General Motors And L’Oréal USA SWAP Energy Advice

The U.S. DOE has released the fourth installment of its Better Buildings Challenge SWAP program, with this edition sharing insight into two industrial facilities.
solar energy

Schools Bring In Solar Energy

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

DOE Announces Research On Integrated Building Systems

Five projects are being funded to delve into the further potential of integrated systems for commercial building energy efficiency.
Better Buildings Challenge

Atlanta Takes On Boston In Third SWAP Challenge

In the DOE’s latest "Better Buildings Challenge SWAP" online video series, Atlanta and Boston swap energy management teams to gain new insights, save money, and improve their buildings through greater energy efficiency.
restrooms fixtures

Restrooms Fixtures And Water Savings

Evaluate these items periodically to ensure conservation features are operating as expected.

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