Posts Tagged ‘ retrofit ’

Door and Window Manufacturers Among Those Considered for DOE’s $275 Million Clean Energy Investment

Dec 4th, 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $275 million in potential funding for seven projects that officials say will help strengthen clean energy supply chains and hasten domestic clean energy manufacturing. Among the projects are retrofit and expansion plans for door and window manufacturers Alpen High-Performance Products Inc. and LuxWall Inc. A DOE release says […]

DOE Looks to Shore Up Energy Sucking Homes by Training Contractors

Jul 31st, 2023

According to a task group led by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), around 70% of homes in the country were built before 1990—before stricter building codes were enacted. As a result of aged materials and outdated codes, 30% of a home’s heating energy is lost through windows, the task group says. During the summer, […]

Biden-Harris Administration Launches Building Performance Standards Coalition

Jan 31st, 2022

President Joe Biden aims to retrofit four million buildings and two million homes during his first term. The White House says the administration’s new Building Performance Standards Coalition signals progress toward that goal. The partnership includes 33 state and local governments striving to deliver cleaner, healthier and more affordable buildings. Jeff Weaver, president of Clarkston […]