This report characterizes the current landscape and trends in the global air conditioning (A/C) market, including discussion of both direct and indirect climate impacts, and potential global warming impacts from growing global A/C usage.
The Energy Department announced today it is investing $19 million to improve the efficiency of our nation's homes, offices, schools, hospitals, restaurants and stores. These projects will develop advanced building technologies that will help American consumers and businesses save money on their utility bills, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create jobs.
Third-party verified demonstrations prove energy savings of up to 80% over conventional motors.
DOE announced awardees for its 2016 small-medium commercial buildings funding opportunity, as well as its Building America funding opportunity, which will develop innovative techniques for improving home construction and retrofit processes.
While commercial building owners generally have control over building systems and operations, tenants play a critical role in achieving lasting reductions in energy intensity. In recognition of this collaborative role, the Department of Energy has studied the feasibility of improving energy efficiency in tenant spaces.
How we help households and businesses save energy
We lead a vast network of research and industry partners to develop innovative, cost-effective, energy-saving solutions for our homes and buildings. Learn more ►