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Department of Energy Provides Update to New Research and Development Opportunity Report

During the 2022 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Hybrid Fall Conference in Chicago this past week, Marc LaFrance, Windows Technology manager, Department of Energy (DOE), provided updates to the DOE’s new research and development opportunity report. The report, “Pathway … Continue reading

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Industry Can Expect Increased Focus on Building, Energy Codes

The fenestration and glazing industries should prepare for an increased focus on U.S. code updates, says Kathy Krafka Harkema, Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance technical operations director. She told participants at the FGIA 2022 Virtual Summer Conference last week that … Continue reading

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National Campaign to Modernize Homes and Buildings, Include Energy-Efficient Windows

Earlier this week, the White House announced new programs through the Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Government Service Agency that will invest federal money in projects that aim to make buildings affordable, resilient, and energy efficient. Included … Continue reading

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DOE Receives Funding Boost for Building Programs

The U.S. House and Senate recently passed a Department of Energy (DOE) funding bill that will give a funding boost to many programs. According to a statement from the DOE Building Technologies Office (BTO), the funding it receives will be … Continue reading

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‘Super Windows’ Could Save Billions in Energy Costs

The Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is working with manufacturers to bring a “super window” to market that is at least twice as insulating as 99 percent of the windows for sale today, potentially saving billions … Continue reading

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