History of Air Conditioning
July 20, 2015 3:15 PM
Learn about some of the key milestones in one of the most important inventions of modern times -- air conditioning.Read The Full Story
- Solar Decathlon 2015: Nation’s Leading Sustainable Home Design Competition on the Horizon
July 13, 2015 2:15 PM
The teams are set for this year's Solar Decathlon, which challenges students from around the world to design, build and operate highly energy efficient solar-powered houses.Read The Full Story
May 28, 2015
To further advance energy efficiency in buildings across the country, the Department of Energy is launching two new Better Buildings Accelerators that will help American families improve the efficiency of their homes.
May 27, 2015
Better Buildings Challenge partners have cut energy waste by 94 trillion British thermal units since the challenge launched in 2011.
September 18, 2014White House Highlights New DOE Measures to Advance Renewable Energy Deployment and Increase Energy Efficiency
WASHINGTON - Building on the President’s Climate Action Plan and the Administration’s effort to diversify our energy portfolio and cut energy waste, the Energy Department today announced a series of executive actions to expand the deployment of renewable energy and cut greenhouse gas emissions. Altogether, these measures will bring the U.S. closer to its clean energy future, while protecting the environment and helping Americans save money by saving energy.
May 9, 2014New Energy Efficiency Standards for Electric Motors and Walk-in Coolers and Freezers to Save on Energy Bills and Reduce Carbon Pollution
These standards combined will help reduce harmful carbon pollution by up to 158 million metric tons – equivalent to the annual electricity use of more than 21 million homes – and save businesses $26 billion on utility bills through 2030.
April 16, 2014
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