Posts Tagged ‘ commercial building ’

DOE Offers $33.5 million For Energy-Efficient Research and Development

May 9th, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced it will offer up to $33.5 million in funding for the research and development of projects aimed at reducing energy bills through advanced building construction techniques. According to DOE, residential and commercial buildings account for approximately 40% of the nation’s total energy demand, costing more than $380 […]

New Federal Data Shows Sweeping Savings in Energy Usage by U.S. Building Sector

Jul 2nd, 2013

A new analysis of federal energy data shows that the U.S. building sector’s vigorous efforts toward efficiency standards and subsequent dwindling energy consumption have essentially eliminated the need for any additional power plants to service the building sector. Architecture 2030, a non-profit group devoted to achieving dramatic reductions in climate-change causing greenhouse gas emissions of […]