Department of Energy

Energy Efficiency + Building Science
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Energy Efficiency + Building Science

Moving building technology to the era of zero-energy buildings. Read more

Performance-Based Contracts Put Money Behind the Promise of Green Design
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Performance-Based Contracts Put Money Behind the Promise of Green Design

To ensure energy-efficient buildings live up to their namesake, building owners... Read more

DOE Approves Green Globes for Certification of Federal Buildings
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DOE Approves Green Globes for Certification of Federal Buildings

The Green Building Initiative's web-based certification system joins the U.S.... Read more

Home Performance Upgrades Without High Prices
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Home Performance Upgrades Without High Prices

For the building owner seeking to improve building performance without the... Read more

New Executive Actions Call For Energy Efficiency and Solar Energy
NREL Launches Web-Based Product Performance Database
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NREL Launches Web-Based Product Performance Database

A new online tool gives manufacturer and third-party data to consumers and the... Read more

PPG, PNNL to Develop Window Coating That Responds to Temperature Changes
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PPG, PNNL to Develop Window Coating That Responds to Temperature Changes

Unlike its predecessors, the forthcoming technology will self-power, rather than... Read more

Will The Federal Government Back Away from Its 2030 Targets?
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Will The Federal Government Back Away from Its 2030 Targets?

The Shaheen-Portman Energy Efficiency Bill could bring about the most significant... Read more

Millions More May Face Water Scarcity: Why Architects and Builders Should Care.
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Millions More May Face Water Scarcity: Why Architects and Builders Should Care.

A new scientific study reports that the effects of global warming may put millions... Read more

Vision 2020: The Effects of Climate Change Should Be Seen as an Opportunity
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Vision 2020: The Effects of Climate Change Should Be Seen as an Opportunity

From foundations to ridgelines, the market is demanding new thinking for how to... Read more

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