The Energy Department and National Renewable Energy Laboratory recently launched user feedback portals for EnergyPlus and OpenStudio, ensuring that the development team focuses on improvements that users want and need.
Building Technologies Office has released a Request for Information to gather information on diagnostic technologies that can be used to identify infiltration through the envelope; responses are due September 16, 2015.
Building technology researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory collaborated with the Dow Chemical Company to evaluate a new product that significantly reduces air leakage.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and refrigeration systems manufacturer Hillphoenix worked together to develop a supermarket refrigeration system that is more environmentally friendly and more energy efficient.
The Energy Department is investing in seven projects to advance research and development of advanced vapor compression and non-vapor compression technologies.