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Commercial Buildings Integration

  • Energy Efficiency in Separate Tenant Spaces – A Feasibility Study

    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.

  • In Search of Good Ideas!

    Join us in the fight to eliminate building energy waste. BTO, five national laboratories, and a dozen industry partners are working to solve some pretty big challenges in building technology and we need your input.

  • Success of the Interior Lighting Campaign

    With commitments from a diverse group of high-profile members including Target, MGM Resorts International, the Department of Defense, and Yamaha, the Campaign is well on its way to meeting its goal of 1,000,000 high efficiency lighting upgrades.

  • 2016 Better Buildings Alliance Progress Update

    200+ partner organizations representing over 11 billion square feet and 13% of all U.S. commercial buildings catalyze innovation by leveraging partner best practices and expert technical advice.

  • ANSI Approval of Better Buildings Workforce Schemes

    As a means to achieve the Better Buildings Initiative’s goal of making commercial and industrial buildings 20% more energy efficient over the next 10 years, the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and DOE have collaborated with industry stakeholders to develop voluntary national guidelines for improving the quality and consistency of commercial building workforce credentials for key energy-related jobs.

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