Several military installations make efforts to reduce energy use.
Green buildings are more sustainable than conventional buildings by using fewer building materials, conserving energy and reducing waste.
Window innovations developed in collaboration with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are cutting energy cost for American families, businesses, institutions, and governments every year.
Energy Department recognizes California’s Placer County for leadership in better buildings challenge
As part of the Obama Administration's efforts to cut energy waste in the nation's buildings, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today recognized Placer County for its leadership in improving energy efficiency across its 5-million-square-foot portfolio of county-owned buildings and schools by 20 percent in 10 years.
Programs helping agricultural producers and small businesses construct renewable energy systems and energy efficiency improvement projects.
Recent projects sponsored by the Department of Energy target improvements in energy-efficiency.
Grocery stores are responsible for approximately 9% of the total energy consumed by commercial buildings in the U.S. To reduce this energy impact, a newly released Advanced Energy Design Guide for Grocery Stores demonstrates how to cut typical energy use in half
Publication provides important guidelines for measurement and implementation, specifically explaining how to use this definition for building projects.
Drafty buildings are a thermostat’s worst enemy. Leaks around windows and a multitude of other breaches in the building envelope can cause heat and air-conditioning systems to run excessively, wasting energy as it continually warms — or cools and dehumidifies — the invading outside air.
LED bulbs changing the landscape of the lighting industry.
Within weeks of seeing a story online about gas-filled insulation panels, Bill Lippy, the president of Florida-based reflective insulation company FiFoil, was on a plane to California to view the prototype.
Lab highlights cutting-edge innovations in building technologies, many in partnership with industry.
Agency currently leads a network of research and industry partners to develop innovative, cost-effective, energy-saving solutions for nation’s buildings.
Check out Google Earth – the ‘view from above’ of your favorite American city. Those dark roofs of the office buildings, warehouses and shopping centers heat up to 50 degrees hotter than light-colored roofs.
Controlling contaminants, improving ventilation and using air cleaners key to enhancements.
U.S. Department of Energy anticipates that businesses will save $167 billion on utility bills over the lifetime of products developed to increased standards.
The amount of renewable energy from wind turbines, solar panels, and other technologies now equals roughly 10 percent of the nation's energy use.
President Obama unveiled a set of impressive private and public sector commitments aimed at accelerating the nation’s transition to a cleaner and more productive energy economy.