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“Turn-Key” Open Source Software Solutions for Energy Management of Small to Medium Sized Buildings (DE-FOA-0000822)

March 28, 2013 - 12:00pm

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Buildings consume over 40% of the total energy consumption in the U.S. A significant portion of the energy consumed in buildings is wasted because of the lack of building controls or the inability to use existing Building Automation Systems (BAS) properly. Over 90% of the buildings in the U.S. are either small-sized (<5,000 square feet, or sf) or medium-sized (between 5,000 sf and 50,000 sf); these buildings typically do not use BAS to monitor and control their building systems from a central location. This FOA seeks to develop a “turn key” BAS solution using Open-Source software and architecture specifically tailored to small and medium buildings to advance opportunities for energy efficiency in this sector.

How to Apply

View the full Funding Opportunity Announcement, and to submit your application, at the EERE eXCHANGE.

For questions, contact BEM@go.doe.gov.

Submission deadline: June 24, 2013

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