With Commercial Partners, DOE’s Building Technologies Office Readies Two Lab-Developed Innovations for Market Introduction with $1.7 Million from Technology Commercialization Fund

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2024 14:43:47 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Building Technologies Office (BTO) released $1.7 million for two projects with funding from the recently announced FY24 Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF) Core Laboratory Infrastructure for Market Readiness (CLIMR) Lab Call. This lab call invited proposals from national laboratories to advance energy technologies and strengthen existing … [continued]

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Abundant, Affordable, Climate-Friendly Homes: What Part 1 of the National Definition of a Zero Emissions Building Means for Housing

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 13:18:04 +0000

This week, the US Department of Energy (DOE) finalized Part 1 of a national definition of a zero emissions building, focused on operational carbon emissions. The long-anticipated definition includes three key criteria: energy efficiency, no on-site emissions, and all-clean power sources. Buildings following the definition will improve peoples’ health and safety … [continued]

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Aurora Solar Announces Whole Home Energy Management: Expanding Beyond Solar to Address Homeowners’ Electrification & Energy Needs

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2024 02:38:20 +0000

Aurora Solar powers the energy revolution with proposals for whole home electrification, energy efficiency, and solar-plus-storage proposals. SAN FRANCISCO — Aurora Solar, the leading platform for solar sales and design, today unveiled new tools designed from the ground up to empower solar professionals to estimate a homeowner’s holistic electrification and energy … [continued]

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The Smarter E Europe: PV, Storage, E-Car & Heat Pumps — A Strong Team

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Thu, 30 May 2024 21:24:39 +0000

MUNICH & PFORZHEIM, Germany — Visitors to The smarter E Europe, Europe’s Largest Alliance of Exhibitions for the Energy Industry, will find out how private consumers can become self-sufficient in electricity, heat and transport in a smart way and how this creates new business opportunities for installers and system providers. … [continued]

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Updated Home Energy Efficiency Standards Could Affect 1 in 4 Homes

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Mon, 06 May 2024 03:33:42 +0000

Updated efficiency standards from HUD and USDA will lower bills and make homes safer. Here’s how. On April 25, the US Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Agriculture (USDA) announced final energy efficiency standards for new home construction. The refreshed standards will impact up to a quarter of … [continued]

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Landlords Need Sustainability Measures That Are Profitable

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2024 21:16:43 +0000

Commercial multifamily buildings can propel investors to financial security. That is, if they generate consistent revenue. In the era of sustainability, energy saving measures can reduce costs and increase property value. Integrating common sense energy strategies into commercial buildings is a win-win scenario for landlords and tenants alike. What are … [continued]

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Industrial Heat Pumps Are Coming For Your Fossil Fuels

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2024 14:35:31 +0000

Heat pumps are pushing gas and oil out of homes and commercial buildings, and now they will put the squeeze on industrial operations, too.

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Yet Another Heat Pump Headache For Fossil Fuel Stakeholders

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2024 21:25:41 +0000

Heat pumps are slowly pushing oil and gas out building, and nine states have banded together to pick up the pace.

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Time for a Different Approach to Building Upgrade Programs

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2024 12:15:29 +0000

One size does not fit all, building retrofit programs should be designed at a community level to ensure low-middle income … [continued]

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Predictions For Heat Pump Adoption Trends In 2024

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2024 15:03:04 +0000

Welcome to another prognostication for 2024 in clean tech article. This is the third in the series, following our predictions … [continued]

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