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Technology Roadmaps

December 3, 2014
Research & Development Roadmap: Emerging HVAC Technologies

The Research and Development (R&D) Roadmap for Emerging Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Technologies provides recommendations to the Building Technologies Office (BTO) on R&D activities to pursue that will aid in achieving BTO’s energy savings goals.

December 3, 2014
Research & Development Roadmap: Next-Generation Appliances

The Research and Development (R&D) Roadmap for Next-Generation Appliances provides recommendations to the Building Technologies Office (BTO) on R&D activities to pursue that will aid in achieving BTO’s energy savings goals.

December 3, 2014
Research & Development Roadmap: Next-Generation Low Global Warming Potential Refrigerants

This research and development (R&D) roadmap for next-generation low-GWP refrigerants provides recommendations to the Building Technologies Office (BTO) on R&D activities that will help accelerate the transition to low-GWP refrigerants across the entire HVAC&R industry.

September 25, 2014
Research & Development Roadmap: Emerging Water Heating Technologies

The Research and Development (R&D) Roadmap for Emerging Water Heating Technologies provides recommendations to the Building Technologies Office (BTO) on R&D activities to pursue that will aid in achieving BTO’s energy savings goals.

May 15, 2014
Solid-State Lighting R&D Multi-Year Program Plan

This document describes the activities the Department will undertake over the next several years, and includes an overview of the status of SSL technology, the current DOE SSL portfolio, and the technology R&D plan.

February 27, 2014
Research and Development Roadmap: Windows and Building Envelope

Windows and building envelope research and development is a high priority for the Building Technologies Office. This roadmap is a useful resource for public and private decision makers evaluating and pursuing high-impact R&D focused on advancing next-generation energy efficient windows and building envelope technologies.

September 15, 2013
Solid-State Lighting R&D Manufacturing Roadmap

This document provides a description of activities the Department plans to undertake to accelerate manufacturing improvements that reduce costs and enhance the quality of SSL products, representing industry consensus on the expected evolution of SSL manufacturing, best practices, and opportunities for improvement and collaboration.

March 8, 2012
Next Generation Appliances R&D Roadmap

Appliances present an attractive opportunity for near-term energy savings in existing building, because they are less expensive and replaced more regularly than heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems or building envelope components.

September 30, 2011
Water Heating Technologies Research and Development Roadmap

This roadmap establishes a set of high-priority RD&D activities for water heating systems.

July 15, 2011
Next Generation Low-Global Warming Potential Refrigerants R&D Roadmap

DOE commissioned this roadmap to establish a set of high-priority research and development (R&D) activities that will accelerate the transition to low-GWP refrigerants across the entire heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry.