24 Dec '14, 5pm

Buildings offer a wealth of opportunities for #energy and financial savings. Read more on our blog

Accounting for about 40 percent of American energy use and about $400 billion in annual energy costs, buildings are fertile grounds for money-saving and pollution-preventing energy efficiency improvements. U.S. buildings offer hundreds of billions of dollars of investment opportunity that can yield as much as a trillion dollars in energy savings in the next decade.[1] Considering this wealth of opportunity, greater finance for building energy efficiency is needed. Research and development — information, technical assistance and other facilitation — and supporting codes and standards are critical for overcoming impediments to improving buildings. Fortunately, the Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) is advancing the state of building science and accelerating the application of high performance and highly efficient building systems through an impressive ...

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