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New Federal Requirements Could Help Reduce Heat Loss, Gain Through Windows

Recent code changes could mean more opportunities for high-performance, energy-efficient glazing products in federal buildings. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released updated building energy code requirements for federal buildings that aim to save taxpayer dollars as the cost of … Continue reading

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Louisiana Passes Bill to Improve Energy Efficiency Codes

A new Louisiana bill will help improve energy efficiency codes throughout the state. House Bill (HB) 803, which was signed by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards on June 22, 2022, transfers the responsibility of commercial energy code enforcement from the … Continue reading

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Energy-Efficient Windows a Priority for $500M Infrastructure Project

Public schools across the country will soon have access to $500 million in grant funding through the Biden-Harris Action Plan for Building Better School Infrastructure. The funds will be used to improve the health and safety of kids, and could … Continue reading

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DOE Seeks Input on Building-Integrated Photovoltaics

The U.S. Department of Energy, Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) and Building Technologies Office (BTO) have jointly issued a request for information (RFI) to gather input on technical and commercial challenges and opportunities for building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems. SETO and … Continue reading

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NFRC Report Captures Potential for Energy-Efficient Commercial Windows

With architects, builders, and manufacturers facing growing pressure to ensure that windows, doors and skylights reduce energy use, the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is releasing a report on the potential benefits of high-efficiency windows in commercial buildings, titled “Characterization … Continue reading

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